Monday, December 01, 2003
· The estimated number of diagnoses of AIDS through 2002 in the United States is 886,575.
· Adult and adolescent AIDS cases total 877,275 with 718,002 cases in males and 159,271 cases in females.
· Through the same time period, 9,300 AIDS cases were estimated in children under age 13.
· Estimated number of deaths of persons with AIDS is 501,669, including 496,354 adults and adolescents, and 5,315 children under age 15.
The above statistics were taken from the Centers for Disease Control site.
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