Wednesday, June 3, 2009

HIV infections increase among Wisconsin women

Although the number of new HIV infections decreased slightly last year to 391 from a 10-year annual average of 400, the percentage of women who contracted HIV has risen significantly. Women account for 21% of new infections. In the 1990s, they made up 16% and in the 1980s, just 6% of new cases were among women.

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