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HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data
As of December 31 2005 , the number of people living with AIDS (PLWA) was 1,305. The distribution of PLWA is primarily males (90%), Caucasians (59%), and lives in Honolulu County (68%). This number represents only individuals diagnosed in Hawai‘i. It does not contain data on those diagnosed out-of-state but receive care services in Hawai‘i. It also does not include those who were diagnosed in Hawai‘i but then moved to another state. For more information on people in Hawai‘i living with HIV/AIDS, click here.
Other HIV Care Service Program Data*
In 2004, Ryan White Title II funded 1,940 clients including those in Hawai‘i’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program (HDAP, 308 clients) and the Hawai‘i Insurance Continuation Program (H-COBRA, 38 clients). Services provided to Title II clients in 2004 were primarily medical care (425), dental care (159), mental health and counseling (24), emergency financial assistance (530), food bank/home delivered meals (522), housing assistance (138), transportation service (356), and H-COBRA (38).
The State provided funding for the delivery of case management services to a total of 1,000 clients at the following AIDS Service Organizations statewide during 2004: Life Foundation (600), Maui AIDS Foundation (165), Big Island AIDS Project (100), West Hawai‘i AIDS Foundation (80), and Malama Pono (55). The State also provided funding to a total of 310 clients for housing assistance at Hawai‘i’s Gregory House Program during 2004.
A total of 299 clients utilized Title III CARE Act Services at the Waikiki Health Center and the Community Clinic of Maui during 2004.
In 2004, 833 HIV+ clients received State funded support services from the Hawai‘i Seropositivity and Medical Management Program (HSPAMM). Among new clients enrolling in HSPAMM between 1995 and 2004, more than one third resided in Hawai‘i less than 2 years at the time of their enrollment. In 2003-2004, nearly one third of new clients enrolled in HSPAMM within one year of their first HIV positive test. For more information on Hawai‘i HIV care services data, click here.
* Hawai‘i clients are able to receive multiple services from multiple programs. Duplication of data is possible between counties or between programs, but not in each county level or each program . Statewide multiple program care data were received and analyzed by the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Program.
Last update: 02/02/06