TITLE

AIDS Trends Shift

AUTHOR(S)
Hollander, Dore
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Family Planning Perspectives;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that homosexuality is the major contributor to the transmission of the HIV in the U.S. However, injection drug use and heterosexual contact are also exacting a greater toll. Comparison between the statistics of 1990's and 1980's testifies the fact. Women now make up 18% of Americans with AIDS-more than twice the proportion early in the epidemic. Most of the AIDS patients in the country are in the Midwest and the South. More than one-half million AIDS cases have been reported in the U.S. roughly half since 1993.
ACCESSION #
9603200734

 

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