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Who Gets Aids

November 07, 1987

Characteristics of AIDS patients in Los Angeles County for September:

MALES FEMALES TOTAL Sept. Yearto Sept. Yearto Sept. Yearto Adult/Adolescent Cases Date Cases Date Cases Date Homosexual or Bisexual 114 982 0 0 114 982 Intravenous Drug User 4 35 3 9 7 44 Hemophilia/Coag. Disorder 1 6 0 0 1 6 Heterosexual Contact* 0 0 2 13 2 13 Transfusion 1 17 5 16 6 33 None Apparent/Unknown 0 23 0 12 0 35 TOTAL 120 1,063 10 50 130 1,113

MALES FEMALES TOTAL Sept. Year to Sept. Year to Sept. Year to Pediatric Cases Cases Date Cases Date Cases Date Hemophilia/Coag. Disorder 0 0 0 0 0 0 Parent at Risk 0 1 0 0 0 1 Transfusion 0 2 1 2 1 4 None Apparent/Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 0 3 1 2 1 5

* With a person with AIDS or at risk for AIDS.

Source: Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

Research: Tracy Thomas / Los Angeles Times

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