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Puerto Rico HIV/AIDS Statistics

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Updated May 04, 2008

HIV/AIDS Services

  • USF Center for HIV Education & Research - (813)974-4430
    (serves Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands)

  • Department of Health / Office of AIDS & Communicable Diseases - (787)274-5536

AIDS Cases in Major Cities - Dec. 2006

  • San Juan - 21,679 (22.3 cases per 100,000 people)

  • Ponce (2005) - 1,892

  • Bayamon (2005) - 1,877
Total Living with HIV (not AIDS) 2006 - 6,300

Total Living with AIDS 2006 - 10,997

Sources:

  • Table 12, Estimated numbers of persons living with HIV infection (not AIDS) or with AIDS at the end of 2006, by area of residence and age category—United States and dependent areas. National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, 2008

  • Table 15, Reported AIDS cases and annual rates (per 100,000 population), by metropolitan statistical area of residence, 2005, 2006, and cumulative—United States and Puerto Rico. National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, 2008

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