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HIV/AIDS Statistics - 2018 - Minnesota Dept. of Health

HIV/AIDS Statistics - 2018


HIV cases remained stable with 286 cases reported in 2018, compared to 280 cases in 2017. This is below the 5-year average of 296 cases per year from 2014-2018.

  • Males account for 76% of all new HIV cases during 2018.
  • Male-to-male sex remains the main risk factor for males of all ages.
  • Over half (59%) of new HIV cases are among communities of color

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Surveillance Reports

  • HIV Incidence Report, 2018 (PPT)
    This report describes the occurrence of reported HIV infections in Minnesota by person, place, and time through December 31, 2018. Such data provide information about where and among whom HIV transmission is likely occurring. This knowledge can in turn be used to help educate, target prevention efforts, plan for services, and develop policy.
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Mortality Report, 2018 (PPT)
    This report contains estimates of HIV/AIDS prevalence (the number of persons living with HIV or AIDS) and mortality in Minnesota. These estimates can be used to help educate, plan for HIV/AIDS services and develop policy.
  • HIV/AIDS Surveillance Technical Notes (PDF)
    The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Technical Notes are a supplement to the HIV Incidence and HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Mortality Reports.

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Updated Monday, 07-Nov-2022 14:53:54 CST