HIV in adolescents and young adults: half of all new infections in the United States.

Abstract

Half of new HIV infections in the United States are in individuals aged 13 to 24 years, accounting for 20,000 new infections annually, or 1 every hour. Two thirds of infected youth contract HIV sexually, and more than 60% of new infections are in young women. Approximately 75% of infected youth are in racial or ethnic minority groups. More than one third of… (More)

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@article{Futterman2005HIVIA, title={HIV in adolescents and young adults: half of all new infections in the United States.}, author={Donna C Futterman}, journal={Topics in HIV medicine : a publication of the International AIDS Society, USA}, year={2005}, volume={13 3}, pages={101-5} }