Women and HIV/AIDS in the United States, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2014

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet gives an overview of the status of women living with HIV in the United States in 2014.  Currently, 24% of the 1.1 million Americans living with HIV are women. In 2010, 26% of deaths among people with HIV were women. Additionally, women represent a growing percentage of new HIV infections diagnosed each year.

The fact sheet breaks down trends and current cases of HIV among women into several categories including race/ethnicity, age, means of transmission, reproductive health and geography, as well as providing a statistical analysis of testing and access to prevention and care, and women’s concerns about becoming infected.