AIDS cases (total number) among adolescents ages 13-19,
by sex and exposure category*, 1981-2002 (horizontal stacked
bar chart): Males: All exposure categories, 2,747; Risk not reported/identified,
462; Receipt of blood/blood components, 870; Injecting drug use,
159; Heterosexual contact, 130; Men having sex with men, 1,126.
Females: All exposure categories, 2,072; Risk not reported/identified,
648; Receipt of blood/blood components 117, injecting drug use 259;
Heterosexual contact, 1,048. Total: All exposure categories, 4,819;
Risk not reported/identified, 1,110; Receipt of blood/blood components,
987; Injecting drug use, 418; Heterosexual contact, 1,178; Men having
sex with men, 1,126.
*Receipt of blood/blood components includes receipt of clotting
factor for hemophilia coagulation disorder or receipt of blood transfusions,
blood components, or tissue. Heterosexual contact includes sex with:
an injecting drug user; a person with hemophilia; a transfusion
recipient infected with HIV; an HIV-infected person, risk not specific;
a bisexual male (females only). The category of “men having
sex with men” also includes men who have sex with men and
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2002). HIV/AIDS
Surveillance Report 2001, Vol. 13, No. 2. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services.