Reported cases of HIV disease in Orange County diagnosed from 1981 – 2015 and compiled by the Orange County Health Care Agency – HIV Disease Surveillance and Monitoring Program.
Persons Diagnosed and Living With HIV Disease
The term HIV disease is used to describe the entire HIV spectrum, from initial HIV infection to advanced HIV disease (also known as AIDS).
12,328 persons have been reported as being infected with HIV disease while living in Orange County. Of these:
- 300 persons were newly diagnosed with HIV disease in 2015.
- 66 persons were concurrently diagnosed (tested positive for HIV for the first time AND had an AIDS defining condition such as CD4 count below 200 and/or a diagnosis of a disease that is an indicator condition for AIDS) with AIDS, indicating that the individual was living with HIV disease but unaware of their status for a significant amount of time.
At the end of 2015, there were:
- 6,287 persons living with HIV disease (PLWHD) who were aware of their HIV status.
- There were an estimated 801 persons who were unaware of their HIV status.
- Total estimated number of PLWHD: 7,088
Number and Percent of Total Cases Diagnosed in 2015
- Male: 278 / 93%
- Female: 19 / 6%
- Transgender Male-to-Female: 3 / 1%
RACE / ETHNICITY
- Black: 12 / 4.0%
- Hispanic: 153 / 51.0%
- White: 108 / 36.0%
- Asian/Pacific Islander: 25 / 8.3%
- Other/More Than One Race/Unknown: 2 / .7%
AGE AT DIAGNOSIS
- 0-18 Years: 5 / 1.7%
- 19-25 Years: 67 / 22.3%
- 26-35 Years: 100 / 33.3%
- 36-45 Years: 61 / 20.3%
- 46-55 Years: 47 / 15.7%
- 56 Years and Older: 20 / 6.7%
For more information visit ochealthinfo.com/phs/about/dcepi/hiv.
For additional statistics visit ochealthinfo.com/phs/about/dcepi/hiv/info/stats.
Additional resources available through ocasf.org.