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HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in the Southern Region of the United States: An Epidemiological Overview « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in the Southern Region of the United States: An Epidemiological Overview

HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have had a disparate impact across the country, with some regions being harder hit than others. The southern region of the U.S., which includes 16 states and the District of Columbia, has been disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS and STD epidemics. This fact sheet provides an epidemiological overview of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the southern region of the United States.