HIV/AIDS In Young African American Woman | BlackDoctor

    HIV/AIDS In Young African American Woman

    HIV/AIDS and the Young African American Woman

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    Did you know that … African Americans now represent 36 percent of all reported AIDS cases and 43 percent of new AIDS cases, even though African Americans comprise only 13 percent of the U.S. population.

    African American women have the highest percentage (60 percent) of all AIDS cases reported among women, 64 percent of new AIDS cases among women, and three times the number of new cases reported among white women.

    Shocked? Don’t be shocked. Be safe!

    We have the power to take control of our lives! HIV/AIDS affects African American women more than women in any other ethnic group. It’s time we use the most powerful tool we have to fight the battle against HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)

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