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Aids In Los Angeles County

December 16, 1987

Patient characteristics for Los Angeles County AIDS patients, October, 1987.

ADULTS AND ADOLESCENTS

MALES FEMALES TOTAL CASES Oct. Year Oct. Year Oct. Year Cases to Date Cases to Date Cases to Date Homosexual or Bisexual 165 1,147 0 0 165 1,147 Intravenous Drug User 4 39 1 10 5 49 Hemophilia/Coag Disorder 3 9 2 2 5 11 Heterosexual Contact* 6 6 5 18 11 24 Transfusion 4 21 1 17 5 38 None Apparent/Unknown 3 26 -3** 9 0 35 TOTAL 185 1,248 6 56 191 1,304 PEDIATRIC CASES Hemophilia/Coag Disorder 0 0 0 0 0 0 Parent at Risk 0 1 0 0 0 1 Transfusion 1 3 0 2 1 5 None Apparent/Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 1 4 0 2 1 6

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

** Reduced from previous month because cases were reclassified.

Source: L . A . County Dept. of Health Services

Researcher: Tracy Thomas

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