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PROVINCE OF NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

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HIV and AIDS CUMULATIVE QUARTERLY STATISTICS
1984 - DECEMBER 31st, 1998


                                                                                            Risk Factors (see 1 to 7 below)
     YEARHIVMaleFemale  Risk #1  Risk #2  Risk #3  Risk #4  Risk #5  Risk #6  Risk #7

1984

2

2

0

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

1985

21

21

0

9

-

-

12

-

-

-

1986

12

12

0

10

-

-

2

-

-

-

1987

12

12

0

6

1

1

3

-

1

-

1988

13

11

2

10

-

-

-

3

-

-

1989

12

9

3

6

2

-

2

2

-

-

1990

13

11

2

9

-

-

-

4

-

-

1991

25

15

10

8

1

2

-

12

1

1

1992

14

10

4

8

-

-

-

5

-

1

1993

17

12

5

7

1

-

-

7

1

1

1994

16

10

6

3

-

-

-

11

1

1

1995

7

5

2

4

-

-

-

1

2

-

1996

10

8

2

5

1

-

-

3

1

-

1997

7

4

3

2

1

-

-

4

-

-

1998

13

7

6

3

-

-

-

7

2

1

TOTAL

197

151

46

93

7

3

19

61

9

5



                                                                                            Risk Factors (see 1 to 7 below)
     YEARAIDSMaleFemale  Risk #1  Risk #2  Risk #3  Risk #4  Risk #5  Risk #6  Risk #7

1984

0

0

0

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1985

0

0

0

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1986

1

1

0

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1987

5

5

0

4

-

-

1

-

-

-

1988

4

4

0

3

-

-

1

-

-

-

1989

5

3

2

1

-

-

2

2

-

-

1990

7

6

1

2

-

-

4

1

-

-

1991

6

6

0

4

-

-

1

-

-

1

1992

7

5

2

4

-

-

-

2

-

1

1993

6

6

0

5

1

-

-

-

-

-

1994

12

8

4

4

1

-

1

4

1

1

1995

5

5

0

1

-

1

1

1

1

-

1996

6

4

2

2

-

-

-

4

-

-

1997

3

1

2

-

-

-

1

2

-

-

1998

7

4

3

2

-

-

-

2

2

1

1999

0

0

0

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

TOTAL

74

58

16

33

2

1

12

18

4

4



From the above total of 197 HIV infections, 67 are known to have died. 56 of these 67 were diagnosed with and died from AIDS in this province; the other 11, while having tested HIV positive in this province, some were diagnosed with AIDS and died elsewhere and some have died from other causes not related to AIDS.

The first AIDS deaths were recorded in 1987. This reached a peak in 1993 with a total of 11 deaths recorded that year and a further 10 recorded in 1995.

As of March 11, 1999, since reporting began in 1984, a total of 56 AIDS deaths have been recorded (48 male and 8 female).

HIV REPORTS BY AGE, SEX and RISK FACTOR

AGE GROUP

RISK # 1

M F T

RISK # 2

M F T

RISK # 3

M F T

RISK # 4

M F T

RISK # 5

M F T

RISK # 6

M F T

RISK # 7

M F T

0 - 14

 

 

 

3 0 3

 

 

4 1 5

15 - 19

3 0 3

 

 

2 0 2

0 5 5

 

 

20 - 29

26 0 26

4 1 5

2 0 2

9 0 9

9 28 37

1 1 2

 

30 - 39

48 0 48

2 0 2

1 0 1

2 0 2

7 6 13

3 0 3

 

40 - 49

11 0 11

 

 

1 0 1

0 3 3

2 0 2

 

50 - 59

2 0 2

 

 

1 0 1

1 0 1

 

 

60 +

0 0 0

 

 

1 0 1

 

 

 

ANS

2 0 2

 

 

 

 

2 0 2

 

TOTAL

92 0 92

6 1 7

3 0 3

19 0 19

17 42 59

8 1 9

4 1 5

M = Male F = Female T = Total ANS = Age Not Stated



RISK CATEGORY


# 1   Homosexual/bisexual activity      # 5   Heterosexual activity
# 2   Injection drug use only                  a) origin in endemic area
# 3   Both of the above                  b) sexual contact with person at risk
# 4   Recipient of blood/blood products      # 6   No identified risk factors/Incomplete
      # 7   Perinatal transmission

NOTE:   Fluctuations in data occur with each report and can be attributed to continuous updating.

SOURCE:   Disease Control and Epidemiology Division, Department of Health, St. John's, Newfoundland


Last Updated on May 27th, 1999
By ACWN - AIDS Committee of Western Newfoundland, Inc.
Email: acwncb@yahoo.com

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