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Percentage of Adults Aged >18 Years Who Reported Ever Being Tested for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), by Sex and Race/Ethnicity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2007;56(31);796.
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS --- 33 States, 2001--2005
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2007;56(09);189-193. This report provides information that African-Americans accounted for 51% of newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS infections in the United States.
Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents,and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2006;55(RR14);1-17. Modified CDC recommendations advocate expanded routine testing for HIV infection.
Related Knowledge Base Chapters
Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in the United States
Dennis H. Osmond, March 2003.
Journal Articles
Percentage of Adults Aged >18 Years Who Reported Ever Being Tested for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), by Sex and Race/Ethnicity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2007;56(31);796.
HIV Transmission Among Black Women--North Carolina, 2004
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2005;54;89-94.
Health Disparities Experienced by Black or African Americans--United States
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2005;54:1-3.
Racial Disparities in Nationally Notifiable Diseases--United States, 2002
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2005;54:9-11.
Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS--32 States, 2000-2003
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2004;53:1106-1110.
HIV Transmission Among Black College Student and Non-Student Men Who Have Sex With Men--North Carolina, 2003
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2004;53:731-734.
Unrecognized HIV Infection, Risk Behaviors, and Perceptions of Risk Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men--Six U.S. Cities, 1994-1998
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2002;51:733-736.
Guidelines and Best Practices
Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2006; 55(RR14);1-17. Modified CDC recommendations advocate expanded routine testing for HIV infection.
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
Reclaiming Our Future: The State of AIDS among Black Youth
Black AIDS Institute, September 2005. [PDF, 1.4MB]
HIV Infection in Minority Populations
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, April 2005.
Conspiracy Beliefs May Be Hindering HIV Prevention Among African Americans
Charles Dervarics. Population Reference Bureau, March 2005.
Research Summaries
Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS -- Part Three: Experiences and Opinions by Race/Ethnicity and Age
Kaiser Family Foundation, August 2004.
What Works in HIV Prevention For Women of Color
AIDS Action, 2001. [PDF, 411K]
Slide Sets
HIV/AIDS Surveillance by Race/Ethnicity
Slide series from the National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, through 2005.
HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Women
Slide series from the National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, through 2005.
Program Management Materials
African-American Men's Health Study
Full program description and curriculum for prevention program designed for African-American gay and bisexual men, UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies. Study conducted 1989-1991, published in 1996.
Patient and Community Education
Fact Sheet: Black Americans and HIV/AIDS
Kaiser Family Foundation, July 2007.
Fact Sheet: HIV/AIDS among African Americans
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, June 2007.
HIV/AIDS and African Americans
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, June 2007.
HIV Prevention Strategies in Communities of Color: Effective HIV Behavioral Prevention Programs for African-Americans
Fact sheet summary of Cochrane Collaboration/UCSF AIDS Research Institute research review. [PDF, 68K]
The Impact of HIV/AIDS in the African-American Community
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, February 2006.[PDF, 444 KB]
Links
National and Regional Resources and Organizations
The Balm in Gilead
Mobilizes African American churches to respond to AIDS.
Black AIDS Institute
A policy center dedicated to reducing HIV/AIDS health disparities by mobilizing community institutions and individuals in efforts to confront the epidemic in their communities.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
A nationwide community mobilization effort to emphasize the HIV/AIDS
Community Organizations
African-American AIDS Support Services and Survival Institute (AMASSI)
A community center in Inglewood, CA (Los Angeles) that provides preventive health for HIV/AIDS, STDs, cancer, diabetes and other diseases; psychological and therapeutic assistance; and math and literacy tutoring; skills building opportunities and empowerment.
Black Brothers Esteem
Program of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation for African American gay, bisexual, and same gender-loving men regardless of HIV-serostatus. Includes several publications.
Black Coalition on AIDS
A broad-based alliance providing education, services, treatment, emotional support and research in African-American communities. Located in San Francisco, California.
BEBASHI
An organization located in Philadelphia that provides HIV/AIDS prevention and support services to the African American community of that city.
Whitman-Walker Clinic
Whitman-Walker provides prevention and care services throughout the Washington, D.C. area.