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NJ Health Statistics
1997

Morbidity
Table C7

TABLE C7. AIDS CASES BY MODE OF TRANSMISSION IN ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS BY SEXNEW JERSEY AND THE UNITED STATES
DIAGNOSED DURING 1997 AND REPORTED THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 1998

MODE OF TRANSMISSION

NEW JERSEY UNITED STATES*
MALE FEMALE TOTAL MALE FEMALE TOTAL
NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT
MALE SEX WITH MALE 317 21.0 N/A N/A 317 13.7 20,704 53.5 N/A N/A 20,704 41.1
INJECTING-DRUG USERS 556 36.7 251 31.5 807 35.0 10,722 27.7 4,464 38.3 15,186 30.1
MALE SEX WITH MALE/INJECTING-DRUG USERS 51 3.4 N/A N/A 51 2.2 2,469 6.4 N/A N/A 2,469 4.9
HEMOPHILIA/COAGULATION DISORDER 2 0.1 0 0.0 2 0.1 184 0.5 61 0.5 245 0.5
HETEROSEXUALCONTACT 152 10.0 283 35.6 435 18.8 4,302 11.1 6,823 58.6 11,125 22.1
TRANSFUSION 12 0.8 11 1.4 23 1.0 239 0.6 229 2.0 468 0.9
OTHER/UNKNOWN 423 28.0 251 31.5 674 29.2 112 0.3 74 0.6 186 0.4
TOTAL 1,513 100.0 796 100.0 2,309 100.0 38,732 100.0 11,651 100.0 50,383 100.0
SOURCE: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SENIOR SERVICES
DIVISION OF AIDS PREVENTION AND CONTROL
* Numbers for New Jersey are actual reported cases, while numbers for the United States are estimates.


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