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Relevant Population Characteristics for HIV Infections

Relevant Population Characteristics

The majority of HIV-positive individuals known to be living in Utah as of December 31, 2018 are male and between 50-59 years of age. Male-to-male sexual contact (MSM) is the most common means of HIV exposure among males, while heterosexual contact is the most common means of exposure among females. When looking at race/ethnicity of the HIV-positive population in Utah, the male population is predominately White non-Hispanic (68%), followed by Hispanic (21%) and Black (6%). The female HIV-positive population in Utah is more diverse, with 43% White non-Hispanic, 30% Black, and 19% Hispanic.

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Content updated: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 00:25:06 MST