JACKSON TOWN HALL

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The United States is experiencing an unprecedented focus on the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic with the convening of AIDS 2012 in Washington, DC and the release of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and companion Implementation Plan.

Now we need you to share your thoughts, ideas, successes and challenges. This is our health, our plan, and our response. The Jackson Town Hall has been cancelled, but you can still make your voice heard by participating in the online survey.

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QUESTIONS

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LOCAL RESOURCES









Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area1 & Mississippi2

People living with HIV/AIDS in Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area, year end 2008

5,803

HIV cases diagnosed in Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area 2009

189

People living with HIV/AIDS in Mississippi, year end 2007

8,806

Race

72%

Black, Non-Hispanic

25%

White, Non-Hispanic

2%

Hispanic

1%

Other/Unknown

Gender

68%

Male

68%

Female

Transmission Group

18%

Heterosexual

32%

Male Sex with Male

7%

Injection Drug Use (IDU)

4%

Male Sex with Male / IDU

38%

Risk not specified

1%

perinatal

1%

Transfusion/Hemophilia

1 CDC.gov, HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2009.

2 Mississippi State Department of Health, STD/HIV Office, 2007 STD/HIV EPIDEMIOLOGIC PROFILE

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