Health and Mental Health
Number of Newly Diagnosed HIV Disease Cases and Persons Living with HIV Disease
Definition: This table represents the number of Boone County residents for who an initial HIV or AIDS diagnosis occurred in the given year, and the number of persons living with HIV or AIDS that were Boone County residents at the time of their most recent diagnosis.
Rationale: These statistics meet most of the criteria and demonstrate the number of new HIV disease cases and number of persons living with HIV in Boone County. These statistics can provide trend analyses that can be monitored over time regarding the incidence and prevalence of HIV disease.
Data Source:These data are available on an annual basis from the Department of Health and Senior Services. http://www.dhss.mo.gov/HIV_STD_AIDS/Data.html.