Metropolitan Area of Residence

Number

Percent of Total Cases

Local Annual Rate Per 100,000 Population

Southern United States

 

 

 

Atlanta, Georgia

1,912

1.8

59.1

Dallas, Texas

1,880

1.8

65.9

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1,274

1.2

96.7

Fort Worth, Texas

440

0.4

30.4

Jacksonville, Florida

909

0.8

93.7

Miami, Florida

3,514

3.3

172.9

New Orleans, Louisiana

750

0.7

57.4

Orlando, Florida

924

0.9

69.1

Phoenix, Arizona

875

0.8

36.6

San Juan, Puerto Rico

1,960

1.8

103.4

Tampa-Saint Petersburg, Florida

1,437

1.3

67.9

West Palm Beach, Florida

858

0.8

93.9

SUBTOTAL

 

15.6

 

Western United States

 

 

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

276

0.3

31.7

Houston, Texas

2,569

2.4

70.7

Los Angeles, California

6,040

5.6

66.6

Oakland, California

1,285

1.2

59.4

Orange County, California

759

0.7

30.3

Portland, Oregon

280

0.6

41.3

Riverside-San Bernardino, California

1,201

1.1

41.2

Sacramento, California

491

0.5

34.0

San Diego, California

1,695

1.6

64.4

San Francisco, California

4,670

4.4

287.5

San Jose, California

555

0.5

36.2

Seattle, Washington

1,116

1.0

51.7

SUBTOTAL

 

19.9

 

Total AIDS Cases in 1993—106,949

 

 

 

 

SOURCE: HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1994b:5-7).

another 9.1 percent, compared with an observed increase of 2.5 percent among men during the same period (U.S. Public Health Service, 1994). During the latest time period for which annual data are available (1992 to 1993), the number of reported AIDS cases among women increased 167 percent (from 6,295 in 1992 to 16,824 in 1993), compared with a 120 percent increase among men (from 40,496 in 1992 to 89,165 in 1993).4

Whereas heterosexual contact accounted for 4 percent of reported AIDS cases among men in 1993, the figure was 37 percent among women. The majority of new AIDS cases among women occurred among African Americans



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