Friday, December 13, 2013

CDC: 94 - 95 % of HIV Cases among Boys & Young Men Linked to Homosexual Sex

The following is a graphic from a CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) online slide presentation, "HIV Surveillance in Adolescents and Young Adults" [1]– breaking down the incidence of HIV among young men ages 13-24. In 2011, an astonishing 94.9 percent of HIV diagnoses among teenage boys (13-19-years-old) were linked to homosexual ("male-to-male") sex. And 94.1 percent of the cases among young men ages 20-24 (more analysis follows graphic) were from "gay" sex:



[1] Produced by the CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD & TB Prevention, a division of HIV/AIDS Prevention. Data is for 2008-2011.

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