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Health Indicator Report of HIV Care and Treatment

Although there is no cure for HIV infection, there are treatment options that can help people living with HIV experience long and productive lives.[http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/livingwithhiv/treatment.html ^1^]

Notes

This is Healthy New Jersey 2020 (HNJ2020) Objective HIV-2. eHARS data as of 12/31/16.

Data Source

Division of HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB Services, New Jersey Department of Health

Definition

Percent of HIV-infected adolescents and adults who receive HIV care and treatment consistent with current standards

Numerator

Number of HIV-infected adolescents and adults who receive HIV care and treatment consistent with current standards

Denominator

Number of HIV-infected adolescents and adults

Healthy People Objective: Increase the proportion of HIV-infected adolescents and adults who receive HIV care and treatment consistent with current standards

U.S. Target: Archived and replaced with HIV indicators that reflect scientific advances related to the HIV care continuum.
State Target: 65 percent

Other Objectives

'''Healthy New Jersey 2020 Objective HIV-2''': Increase the proportion of HIV-infected adolescents and adults who receive HIV care and treatment consistent with current standards to 65% among the total population, 67% among Whites and Blacks, and 60% among Hispanics.

Available Services

NJDOH AIDS/HIV/STD Hotline: 800-624-2377

Health Program Information

NJDOH HIV Care and Support Services: [http://nj.gov/health/hivstdtb/hiv-aids/]
Page Content Updated On 09/08/2017, Published on 09/25/2017
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Content updated: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:52:42 EST