Asians and Pacific Islanders account for approximately 1% of the total number of HIV/AIDS cases in the United States. However, in recent years, the number of AIDS diagnoses in this group has increased steadily. (1) The Asian and Pacific Islander population in the United States is also growing.(2)
HIV/AIDS among Asians and Pacific Islanders This information sheet presents surveillance data on Asians and Pacific Islanders infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency disease (AIDS) in the United States.