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HIV and AIDS Cases in Maryland Since 1994

By Stephen E. Mather
Maryland Newsline
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003


Maryland began reporting HIV infections in 1994. The number of people living with HIV and AIDS in the state has increased steadily each year.


Year

Living* HIV Cases Living* AIDS Cases Total Living with HIV and AIDS
2002 14,588 11,643 26,231
2001 13,433 10,995 24,428
2000 12,192 10,177 22,369
1999 10,799 9,404 20,203
1998 9,448 8,584 18,032
1997 7,785 7,719 15,504
1996 6,225 6,779 13,004
1995 4,364 6,037 10,401
1994 2,607 5,379 7,986

*Alive on Dec. 31 of the given year

Source: Maryland AIDS Administration Third Quarter 2003 Epidemiological Profile

Copyright 2003 University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism


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