FACTS ABOUT HIV/AIDS IN LOUISIANA AND THE U.S.

HIV/AIDS STATISTICS FOR LOUISIANA
  • In 2013, Louisiana ranked 3 rd in the nation for estimated HIV case rates (30.3 per 100,000 population).

  •  The New Orleans Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) ranked #2 and the Baton Rouge MSA ranked #4 for estimated HIV case rates (43.4 and 36.2 per 100,000, respectively).

  • The most prominent HIV case rates are Men having Sex with Men (MSMs) and heterosexual African American females.

HIV/AIDS is affecting the youth at an alarming rate.