AIDS In Illinois
Category Reported Cases 1996 Percent 1996 Reported Cases 1995 Percent 1995 Difference Percent Change
Race Ethnicity
White, not Hispanic 694 31% 754 34% -60 -8%
Black, not Hispanic 1,240 56% 1,143 52% 97 8%
Hispanic 257 12% 272 12% -15 -6%
Asian/Native American 20 1% 17 1% 3 18%
Unknown 1 0% 0 0% 1 0%
TOTAL 2,212 100% 2,186 100% 26 1%
Gender
Male 1,838 83% 1,790 82% 48 3%
Female 374 17% 396 18% -22 -6%
TOTAL 2,212 100% 2,186 100% 26 1%
Transmission (Male)
MSM* 961 52% 942 53% 19 2%
Injection Drug Use (IDU) 510 28% 503 28% 7 1%
MSM/IDU 79 4% 80 4% -1 -1%
Hemophilia 15 1% 14 1% 1 7%
Heterosexual Contact 79 4% 115 6% -36 -31%
Blood Transfusion 5 0% 8 0% -3 -38%
Parent At Risk 10 1% 7 0% 3 43%
Unknown 179 10% 121 7% 58 48%
TOTAL 1,838 100% 1,790 100% 48 3%
Transmission (Female)
Injection Drug Use (IDU) 175 47% 193 49% -18 -9%
Hemophilia 0 0% 1 0% -1 0%
Heterosexual Contact 104 28% 135 34% -31 -23%
Blood Transfusion 3 1% 5 1% -2 -40%
Parent At Risk 13 3% 16 4% -3 -19%
Unknown 79 21% 46 12% 33 72%
TOTAL 374 100% 396 100% -22 -6%
Geography
Metro Chicago 1,861 84% 1,876 86% -15 -1%
Chicago 1,567 71% 1,510 69% 57 4%
Downstate 351 16% 310 14% 41 13%
TOTAL 2,212 100% 2,186 100% 26 1%
*Men who have sex with men
1995-1996 REPORTED CASES
COUNTY 1995 1996 COUNTY 1995 1996
Adams 4 3 Lee 9 12
Alexander 0 0 Livingston 1 12
Bond 0 2 Logan 3 11
Boone 1 1 Macon 17 3
Brown 2 8 Macoupin 3 1
Bureau 0 0 Madison 11 14
Calhoun 0 0 Marion 5 3
Carroll 0 0 Marshall 1 0
Cass 0 0 Mason 1 0
Champaign 14 7 Massac 0 1
Christian 2 4 McDonough 0 1
Clark 0 0 McHenry 7 7
Clay 1 0 McLean 7 6
Clinton 10 12 Menard 0 0
Coles 2 0 Mercer 0 0
Cook 1,720 1,760 Monroe 0 1
Crawford 4 7 Montgomery 5 8
Cumberland 0 0 Morgan 3 4
DeKalb 2 0 Moultrie 1 0
Dewitt 2 0 Ogle 0 2
Douglas 0 0 Peoria 22 13
DuPage 36 24 Perry 0 1
Edgar 0 0 Piatt 2 0
Edwards 0 0 Pike 0 0
Effingham 0 0 Pope 0 0
Fayette 2 12 Pulaski 1 0
Ford 0 0 Putnam 0 0
Franklin 1 1 Randolph 4 17
Fulton 7 14 Richland 0 1
Gallatin 0 0 Rock Island 7 13
Greene 1 1 Saline 0 0
Grundy 0 2 Sangamon 19 16
Hamilton 1 2 Schuyler 1 0
Hancock 1 0 Scott 0 0
Hardin 0 0 Shelby 1 2
Henderson 0 0 Stark 0 0
Henry 0 2 St. Clair 25 16
Iroquois 1 0 Stephenson 2 5
Jackson 4 4 Tazewell 3 5
Jasper 0 0 Union 1 0
Jefferson 1 5 Vermilion 9 5
Jersey 1 0 Wabash 0 0
JoDaviess 0 2 Warren 0 1
Johnson 4 12 Washington 0 0
Kane 29 20 Wayne 0 1
Kankakee 7 9 White 1 0
Kendall 0 1 Whiteside 4 3
Knox 7 6 Will 39 29
LaSalle 4 6 Williamson 3 5
Lake 45 21 Winnebago 51 45
Lawrence 0 0 Woodford 1 0
TOTAL 2,186 2,212




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