Persons with HIV (PWH) refers to the number of persons living with diagnosed HIV, (HIV prevalence) in Florida regardless of where they were diagnosed and whether or not they have since been diagnosed with AIDS (stage 3).
HIV prevalence or PLWH data are used to assess how to allocate HIV care resources and to intervene and reduce progression of the disease among those known to be HIV-infected to prevent further infection in the community
In 2021, in Alachua County, the rate per 100,000 population of Persons With HIV (PWH) was 383 compared to Florida at 547.6 for all modes of exposure and age groups. The line graph shows change over time when there are at least three years of data.
Alachua County is in the third quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, the situation occurs less often in about one half of the counties, and it occurs more often in about one quarter of the counties. The map illustrates county data by quartile. When fewer than 51 counties have data or zero values, no quartile map will be presented.
FLHealthCharts.gov is provided by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management.
Data Source: Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Communicable Diseases
Chart will display if there are at least three years of data.
Multi-year counts are a sum of the selected years, not an average.
Quartiles are calculated when data is available for at least 51 counties.
MOV - Measure of Variability: Probable range of values resulting from random fluctuations in the number of events. Not calculated when numerator is below 5 or denominator is below 20, or count or rate is suppressed. The MOV is useful for comparing rates to a goal or standard. For example, if the absolute difference between the county rate and the statewide rate is less than the MOV, the county rate is not significantly different from the statewide rate (alpha level = 0.05). When the absolute difference between the county rate and the statewide rate is greater than the MOV, the county rate is significantly different from the statewide rate. MOV should not be used to determine if the rates of two different counties, or the county rates for two different years, are statistically significantly different.
Denom - abbreviated for Denominator.
Population estimates are not available for persons whose county of residence is unknown. Given this, the denominator and associated rate are not available.
* - Indicates the county rate is statistically significantly different from the statewide rate.
Persons with an HIV Diagnosis (PWH) or HIV prevalence data represent persons who were living with a diagnosis of HIV in Florida through the previous year, as of 06/30/2022, regardless of where they were diagnosed.
PWH data are updated each year from 1979 to the most recent reporting year to ensure a case has not been counted more than once. This update is necessary because duplicate cases may occur when persons with an HIV diagnosis move to a different county, state or country.
Rates for Hispanic/Latinx and non-Hispanic/Latinx population became available starting in 2004.
Rates are NOT available by Mode of Exposure
MMSC (formerly MSM) = Male-to-male Sexual Contact, IDU = Injection drug use, MMSC/IDU = Male-to-male Sexual Contact and Injection drug use, Hetero = Heterosexual Contact, Trans Sex Contact = Transgender Sexual Contact, Other = Other risk.
Transgender data were not systematically collected or recorded until 2013.
This is primary, quantitative data
All population-based rates are calculated using July 1 Florida population estimates from the Florida Legislature, Office of Economic and Demographic Research.