of the foreign born in Queens, South America accounts for 30% of HIV diagnoses and Central America accounts for 19%.
Latinas are one of the fastest growing populations populations of people living with HIV and AIDS.
45% of Latinas living with HIV in Queens were infected via heterosexual sex.
Latinos account for 42% of new HIV diagnoses in Queens.
25% of adults diagnosed with HIV in Queens are women.
Heterosexual HIV transmission accounts for 88% of women in Queens.