Data for the years 2021 & 2022 are preliminary. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, data for the year 2020 should be interpreted with caution. Visit coronavirus.gov for the latest Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) updates.
COVID-19 disruptions in HIV, diagnosis, care and reporting of deaths during 2020 have also made incidence, prevalence, and knowledge of status estimates derived from a CD4-based model, unreliable. Therefore, the HIV surveillance supplemental report Estimated HIV Incidence and Prevalence in the U.S., which provides data on estimated incidence, prevalence, and knowledge of status in the U.S., was not published by CDC this year.

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Glossary

Learn more about the terminology used in the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America initiative.

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Gender

On this site, the term gender refers to a person’s internal understanding of his or her gender, or the gender with which a person identifies – and includes the following categories: male, female, transgender woman, transgender man, and additional gender identity (e.g., bigender, gender queer, two-spirit).