Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in the United States

HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter
Published March 2003
Dennis H. Osmond, PhD, University of California San Francisco
http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite?page=kb-01-03

Table 3. AIDS Cases and Deaths, by Year and Age Group, Through December 2001, United States*


Year

Adults/adolescents

Children <13 years old

Cases diagnosed
during interval

Deaths occurring
during interval

Cases diagnosed
during interval

Deaths occurring
during interval

Before 1981

92

29

8

1

1981

323

122

16

8

1982

1,170

453

31

13

1983

3,076

1,481

77

30

1984

6,247

3,474

121

52

1985

11,794

6,877

250

119

1986

19,064

12,016

340

167

1987

28,599

16,194

506

294

1988

35,508

20,922

618

322

1989

42,768

27,680

731

374

1990

48,732

31,436

814

400

1991

59,760

36,708

813

398

1992

78,705

41,424

952

425

1993

78,954

45,187

925

546

1994

72,266

50,071

820

586

1995

69,307

50,876

677

538

1996

60,613

37,646

511

428

1997

49,062

21,630

317

216

1998

41,605

18,028

224

120

1999

38,640

16,648

171

114

2000

35,986

14,433

101

66

2001

24,804

8,963

51

35

Total #

807,075

462,653

9,074

5,257

*  Persons whose vital status is unknown are included in counts of diagnosed cases, but excluded from counts of deaths. Reported deaths are not necessarily caused by HIV-related disease.
#  Death totals include 355 adults/adolescents and 5 children known to have died, but whose dates of death are unknown.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention