Nationally in 2006 25% of women are living with HIV. There were 27% new infections. In 2007 HIV was the 5th leading cause of death for women.
In Illinois in 2009 6,690 women were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. There were 21% female reported HIV cases and 79% male.
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