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AIDS and HIV Infection

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), is a disease of the human immune system, which progressively reduces its effectiveness and leaves the individual susceptible to opportunistic infections and tumors.

Department of Health Data

See the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and Deaths datasets.
Death Statistics
A large volume of tables including statistics on a variety of death topics.
Pennsylvania Vital Statistics
An annual report of births, deaths, abortions, pregnancies, and population statistics.
Behavioral Health Risks of Pennsylvania Adults
Reports containing data from annual surveys of modifiable risks that affect people's health.
HIV/AIDS Annual Summary and Other Reports
Includes Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) annual summaries and prevalence and incidence trends.
Healthy People
A report that tracks the progress of public health objectives in meeting their goals by the end of the decade.

External Data Sources

AIDS & HIV FastStats (CDC)


Philadelphia Department of Public Health FAQ: HIV & AIDS

Allegheny County Health Department: HIV/AIDS Screening Program