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AIDS Associated With Injecting-Drug Use— United States, 1995

JAMA. 1996;275(21):1628-1629. doi:10.1001/jama.1996.03530450018008.
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Defined as any person who injected drugs at least once after 1977.
Northeast = Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; Midwest= Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin); South = Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; West= Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming; U.S. territories=Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Pacific Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
Numbers for other racial/ethnic groups were too small for meaningful analysis.


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