Illinois Department of Public Health
AIDS Cases In Illinois
   
Category Reported
2000
Percent
2000
Reported
2001
Percent
2001
Difference
(# of Cases)
Percent
Change
Total
Cases
1981-2001
Total
Percent
1981-2001
Race Ethnicity
White, not Hispanic 471 26% 334 28% -137 -29% 10,244 39%
Black, not Hispanic 1,080 59% 701 58% -379 -35% 12,589 48%
Hispanic 247 14% 163 13% -84 -34% 3,155 12%
Asian/Native American 26 1% 14 1% -12 -46% 210 1%
TOTAL 1,824 100% 1,212 100% -612 -34% 26,198 100%
Gender
Male 1,383 76% 964 80% -419 -30% 22,213 85%
Female 441 24% 248 20% -193 -44% 3,985 15%
TOTAL 1,824 100% 1,212 100% -612 -34% 26,198 100%
Transmission (Male)
MSM* 650 47% 472 49% -178 -27% 13,501 61%
Injection Drug Use (IDU) 295 21% 177 18% -118 -40% 4,846 22%
MSM/IDU 64 5% 31 3% -33 -52% 1,431 6%
Heterosexual Contact 116 8% 64 7% -52 -45% 862 4%
Blood Trans/Hemophilia 34 2% 19 2% -15 -44% 424 2%
Perinatal 4 0% 0 0% -4 -100% 107 0%
Unknown 220 16% 201 21% -19 -9% 1,042 5%
TOTAL 1,383 100% 964 100% -419 -30% 22,213 100%
Transmission (Female)
Injection Drug Use (IDU) 131 30% 70 28% -61 -47% 1,889 47%
Heterosexual Contact 193 44% 83 33% -110 -57% 1,435 36%
Blood Trans/Hemophilia 13 3% 7 3% -6 -46% 144 4%
Perinatal 6 1% 0 0% -6 -100% 132 3%
Unknown 98 22% 88 35% -10 -10% 385 10%
TOTAL 441 100% 248 100% -193 -44% 3,985 100%
Geography
Metropolitan Chicago** 1,591 87% 985 81% -606 -38% 22,621 86%
Chicago*** 1,229 67% 763 63% -466 -38% 18,042 69%
Downstate 233 13% 227 19% -6 -3% 3,577 14%
TOTAL 1,824 100% 1,212 100% -569 -34% 26,198 100%
* Men who have sex with men
**  Includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties
*** Chicago is included in Metropolitan Chicago Cases




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