Women & HIV/AIDS Infographic
Posted by Debra Ann Elliott at 12:00 AM Thursday, May 16, 2013
National Women's Health Week, HealthForHer.org has put together an infographic detailing how the disease has affected women around the world. Some of the most compelling details covered include:
- AIDS diagnoses among women have increased more than 300% since 1985.
- Louisiana, Florida & New York have the highest rates of AIDS diagnoses among adult and adolescent females in the US.
- The vast majority of women diagnosed with HIV contracted the disease through heterosexual encounters.