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.