Estimated number of prevalent HIV infections in Canada and associated ranges of uncertainty at the end of 2008 and 2005 (point estimates, ranges and percentages are rounded)

MSM: men who have sex with men; IDU: people who inject drugs; Heterosexual/non-endemic: heterosexual contact with a person who is either HIV infected or at risk of HIV or heterosexual contact as the only identified risk; Heterosexual/endemic: origin from a country where HIV is endemic; Other: recipients of blood transfusion or clotting factor, perinatal and occupational transmission [HIV/AIDS Epi Updates – July 2010 – Public Health Agency of Canada]

*This content was originally published by CATIE, Canada’s source for HIV and hepatitis C information. http://catie.ca/en/basics