Health Indicator Report of HIV Transmission Rate
Most people who get HIV get it through anal or vaginal sex, or sharing needles, syringes, or other drug injection equipment. However, there are tools to help prevent HIV transmission.[https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/transmission.html ^1^]
NotesData from 2020 should be interpreted with caution due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on access to HIV testing, care-related services, and changes in testing modality (e.g., self-testing). ** Separate data not available for Asians. Data for White and Black do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race. eHARS data as of 12/31/21.
Data SourceEnhanced HIV/AIDS Reporting System (eHARS); Division of HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB Services; New Jersey Department of Health; [http://nj.gov/health/hivstdtb/hiv-aids/]
DefinitionThe rate of HIV transmission among adolescents and adults per 100,000 population
NumeratorNumber of new HIV infections among persons aged 13 years and over
DenominatorTotal number of persons aged 13 years and over in the population
Other Objectives'''Revised Healthy New Jersey 2020 Objective HIV-1''': Reduce the rate of HIV transmission among adolescents (aged 13+) and adults per 100,000 population to 12.5 for the total population, 2.7 among Whites, 42.6 among Blacks, 18.6 among Hispanics, and 2.3 among all other racial/ethnic groups. '''Original Healthy New Jersey 2020 Objective HIV-1''': Reduce the rate of HIV transmission among adolescents (aged 13+) and adults per 100,000 population to 12.5 for the total population, 3.6 among Whites, 52.2 among Blacks, and 18.6 among Hispanics.
How Are We Doing?The Healthy New Jersey original and revised targets for the total population and for Blacks were achieved.
Available ServicesNJDOH AIDS/HIV/STD Hotline: 800-624-2377
Health Program InformationNJDOH HIV Care and Support Services: [http://nj.gov/health/hivstdtb/hiv-aids/]
Page Content Updated On 05/09/2022, Published on 06/10/2022