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Statistics on AIDS

November 30, 1998

The following statistics on HIV / AIDS are based on AIDS cases reported to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through Dec. 31, 1997.

The 10 States or Territories Reporting the Highest Number of AIDS Cases

New York: 120,103

California: 104,756

Florida: 64,906

Texas: 44,501

New Jersey: 36,110

Puerto Rico: 20,611

Illinois: 20,398

Pennsylvania: 19,323

Georgia: 18,734

Maryland: 17,138

The Top 10 Metropolitan Areas Reporting Highest Number of AIDS Cases

New York City: 101,670

Los Angeles: 37,038

San Francisco: 25,432

Miami: 19,930

Washington, D.C.: 18,564

Chicago: 17,692

Houston: 16,048

Philadelphia: 14,803

Newark: 14,553

Atlanta: 13,303

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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