National Native HIV and AIDS Awareness Day

Of the 39,513 HIV diagnoses in the United States in 2015, one percent (209) were among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIs/ANs). Of those, 73% were men, and 26% were women. Of the 152 HIV diagnoses among AI/AN men in 2015, most (79%, 120) were among gay and bisexual men. From 2005 to 2014, the number of new HIV diagnoses increased 19% among AI/AN overall and 63% among AI/AN gay and bisexual men

Of the 39,513 HIV diagnoses in the United States in 2015, one percent (209) were among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIs/ANs). Of those, 73% were men, and 26% were women. Of the 152 HIV diagnoses among AI/AN men in 2015, most (79%, 120) were among gay and bisexual men. From 2005 to 2014, the number of new HIV diagnoses increased 19% among AI/AN overall and 63% among AI/AN gay and bisexual men