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Important Facts for Cases Simultaneously Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS

Definition

Percent of cases simultaneously diagnosed with HIV and AIDS

Numerator

Number of cases simultaneously diagnosed with HIV and AIDS

Denominator

Number of cases diagnosed with HIV/AIDS

Why Is This Important?

AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV disease. Early detection and proper treatment can prevent the development of AIDS. [http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/testing.html ^1^]

Other Objectives

'''Healthy New Jersey 2020 Objective HIV-5''': Reduce the proportions of cases simultaneously diagnosed with HIV and AIDS to 21.3% for the total population, 18.3% among Whites, 21.3% among Blacks, and 24.0% among Hispanics.

How Are We Doing?

Healthy New Jersey 2020 targets were met by all groups in 2016.
The information provided above is from the Department of Health's NJSHAD web site (https://nj.gov/health/shad). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: " Retrieved Mon, 19 August 2019 0:14:00 from Department of Health, New Jersey State Health Assessment Data Web site: https://nj.gov/health/shad ".

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