Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 19th, 1998
In Connecticut, 23.9 women per 100,000 are infected with HIV, compared with 12.2 women per 100,000 nationwide.
Except for HIV, the general health of women in Connecticut is about the same or slightly better than women in other states, according to the state's Department of Public Health statistics.
Women in Connecticut have a higher HIV rate than in other states because Connecticut's high-risk HIV population has more intravenous drug users than homosexual men, said Aaron Roome, AIDS Surveillance Unit at the state...
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