Published in AIDS Weekly, August 5th, 1996
In 1995, there were 1,385 diagnosed cases of the disease in Rhode Island, according to the Health Department. Half of those with AIDS were heterosexuals, including intravenous drug users.
Of heterosexuals with AIDS, 38 percent were IV drug users. The rest got the disease from heterosexual contact.
Another 2,559 people in 1995 tested positive for HIV. Of those, 41 percent were IV drug users, 21 percent got the disease from heterosexual contact, 21...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of AIDS Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.