Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans with HIV Infection -- United States, 2008-2012

Siddiqi, Azfar-e.-Alam; Xiaohong Hu; Hall, H. Irene
February 2015
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;2/6/2015, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p81
The article reports on the initiative to reduce African Americans with HIV infection through the National HIV/AIDS Strategy from 2008 through 2012. Topics discussed include the mortality rate among African Americans based on the National HIV Surveillance System for 2008-2012 data, racial and ethnic disparities in U.S. states and the effect of the disease on persons living with HIV. The prevention approach adopted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is mentioned.


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