HIV/AIDS Surveillance Reports - 2012
Find out about the new HIV infections diagnosed in Minnesota in 2012.
There were 315 new HIV infections reported in Minnesota in 2012, an increase of 8% from 2011
Great disparities in HIV infection persist among populations of color and American Indians living in Minnesota
Male-to-male sex remains the leading risk factor for acquiring HIV/AIDS in Minnesota
New HIV infection remains concentrated in the Twin Cities seven-county metro area (83% of new infections in 2012)
Foreign-born persons made up nearly 1 in 4 of new HIV infections in 2012, and progress from HIV to AIDS more quickly than U.S. born persons living with HIV in Minnesota
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HIV Surveillance Report, 2012 (PPT) or (PDF)
The Minnesota HIV Surveillance Report, 2012 describes the occurrence of reported HIV infections in Minnesota by person, place, and time through December 31, 2012. 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 & Mortality Report, 2012 (PPT) or (PDF)
The Minnesota HIV/AIDS Prevalence & Mortality Report, 2012 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.