HIV is underestimated.

  • Published 1999 in AIDS policy & law
Results of a New York City survey show that residents view AIDS as the leading health problem, but they underestimate the spread of the epidemic in their neighborhoods. Survey results showed half of the respondents thought about 100 individuals with HIV lived in their community; in fact, 3,200 HIV-positive people, on average, live within the immediate area… (More)