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Table 23. Estimated Number of Deaths of Persons with AIDS1 by Sex and Exposure Category, 19931999

Sex

Exposure Category

 

Men who have sex with men (MSM)

Injecting drug use (IDU)

MSM and IDU

Hemo-
philia/co-
agulation disorder

Hetero-
sexual contact

Receipt of blood trans-
fusion2

Risk not reported or identified

Total

Percent drug-
related3

Male adult/adolescent

1993

23,904

9,298

3,184

356

1,591

314

170

38,818

32.1%

1994

25,398

10,387

3,503

348

2,010

307

147

42,100

33.0%

1995

24,914

10,786

3,436

331

2,388

262

102

42,220

33.6%

1996

16,847

8,527

2,585

248

2,108

216

68

30,601

36.3%

1997

8,695

5,369

1,445

137

1,473

107

45

17,271

39.4%

1998

6,983

4,416

1,242

115

1,214

83

29

14,081

40.1%

1999

6,069

4,041

1,124

98

1,230

70

27

12,660

40.7%

Female adult/adolescent

1993

N/A

3,124

N/A

17

2,656

239

76

6,132

51.2%

1994

N/A

3,600

N/A

27

3,478

225

56

7,486

48.1%

1995

N/A

3,812

N/A

30

3,988

234

56

8,119

46.9%

1996

N/A

3,279

N/A

30

3,434

174

33

6,950

47.1%

1997

N/A

2,146

N/A

21

2,301

94

20

4,582

46.8%

1998

N/A

1,891

N/A

15

2,008

74

15

4,004

47.2%

1999

N/A

1,891

N/A

16

1,989

73

19

3,989

47.4%

N/A Not applicable.

1Excludes pediatric (<13 years old) AIDS cases. These numbers do not represent actual deaths of persons with AIDS.
Rather, they are point estimates adjusted for delays in the reporting of deaths and for redistribution of cases initially
reported with no identified risk, but not for incomplete reporting. Annual estimates are through the most recent year
for which reliable estimates are available.
2Includes receipt of blood components or tissue.
3Proportion includes injection drug users and MSM who are injection drug users.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, 2000, 12 (2) 2001, Table 30.




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