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AIDS Deaths During The Epidemic

How Many Have Lost the Struggle

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Updated February 12, 2008

Some Facts About AIDS Deaths:
  • As of the end of 2005, approximately 550,000 deaths among people with AIDS have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control.

  • In 2003, AIDS was the fifth leading cause of death in the United States among people aged 25 to 44, behind unintentional injuries, cancer, heart disease and suicide.

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Source: Centers for Disease Control; "Deaths, Percent of Total Deaths, and Death Rates for the 15 Leading Causes of Death: United States and Each State, 1999-2004"; 31 Jul 2007.

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