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Aids In Los Angeles County

October 12, 1994

Patient characteristics for Los Angeles County AIDS cases

Patient characteristics for L.A. County AIDS cases reported in August:

Adults and Adolescents

Males Females Total Aug. Year Aug. Year Aug. Year EXPOSURE SOURCE Cases to Date Cases to Date Cases to Date Male-male 321 2,199 0 0 321 2,199 sexual contact Injection 27 204 6 44 33 248 drug user(IDU) Male-male 24 180 0 0 24 180 sex/IDU Hemophilia 2 13 0 2 2 15 /coag disorder Heterosexual 2 25 15 98 17 123 contact Transfusion 1 23 3 19 4 42 recipient Undetermined 41 284 11 60 52 344 Total 418 2,928 35 223 453 3,151

Pediatric Cases

Males Females Total Aug. Year Aug. Year Aug. Year EXPOSURE SOURCE Cases to Date Cases to Date Cases to Date Hemophilia/Coag Disorder 0 2 0 0 0 2 Mother with 1 3 1 5 2 8 /at risk for HIV Transfusion recipient 1 3 0 1 1 4 Undetermined 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 2 8 1 6 3 14

CASES (since 1981): 26,681 DEATHS (since 1981): 17,279 Negative number indicates reclassification Source: L.A. County Dept. of Health Services Researcher: Tracy Thomas

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