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HIV Transmission Rate by Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2010 to 2020

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Why Is This Important?

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.[ ^1^]


The rate of HIV transmission among adolescents and adults per 100,000 population

Data Notes

This is Healthy New Jersey 2020 (HNJ2020) Objective HIV-1. eHARS data as of 12/31/21. Data for White, Black, and Other do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race. Other includes Asian, PI, AIAN, other single race, and two or more races.

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How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of new HIV infections among persons aged 13 years and over
  • Denominator:

    Total number of persons aged 13 years and over in the population

Data Issues

2020 data 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).

Related Health Objectives and Indicators

Healthy NJ 2020 Objective HIV-1

NJ Target: Reduce the rate of HIV transmission among adolescents (aged 13+) and adults to 12.5 per 100,000 population for the total population, 42.6 for Blacks, 18.6 for Hispanics, 3.6 for Whites, and 2.3 for all other racial/ethnic groups by 2020

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Indicator Data Last Updated On 05/09/2022, Published on 06/05/2024
HIV Services, Division of HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB Services; New Jersey Department of Health; PO Box 363, Trenton, NJ 08625-0363 (