What are the odds of getting HIV?
The analysis found that the overall HIV risk for people in the U.S.
was now 1 in 99, a reduction from the 1-in-78 rate found in an earlier analysis of 2004-2005 data..
Is HIV easy to catch?
HIV is not passed on easily from one person to another. The virus does n’t spread through the air like cold and flu viruses. HIV lives in the blood and in some body fluids. To get HIV, 1 of these fluids from someone with HIV has to get into your blood.
Who is at highest risk for HIV?
Blacks/African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV compared to other racial and ethnic groups. Also, transgender women who have sex with men are among the groups at highest risk for HIV infection, and injection drug users remain at significant risk for getting HIV.
Do TOPS get HIV?
During anal sex, the partner inserting the penis is called the insertive partner (or top), and the partner receiving the penis is called the receptive partner (or bottom). Receptive anal sex is much riskier for getting HIV. The bottom partner is 13 times more likely to get infected than the top.