Relevant Population CharacteristicsThe majority of HIV-positive individuals known to be living in Utah as of December 31, 2016 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 (20%) and Black (7%). The female HIV-positive population in Utah is more diverse, with 47% White non-Hispanic, 26% Black, and 20% Hispanic.
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