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HIV in Prisons, 2006

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Table 4. Percent with confirmed AIDS among state and federal prisoners and the U.S. general population, 1999-2006
Yearend   Percent of population estimated to
have confirmed AIDS
   Ratiob

State and
federal prisoners
U.S. general
populationa   

1999   0.58 % 0.12 % 4.8
2000   0.51   0.13   3.9
2001   0.50   0.14   3.6
2002   0.45   0.14   3.2
2003   0.47   0.15   3.1
2004   0.46   0.15   3.1
2005   0.43   0.16   2.7
2006   0.46   0.17   2.7

Note: See Methodology for data sources and calculations.
a Based on persons age 13 or older in 1999 and age 15 or older thereafter. Excludes confirmed AIDS cases reported in state and federal prisons.
b Percent of confirmed AIDS cases in prisons divided by percent in the U.S. general population.


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