Why PrEP Matters

87%

of Black women with HIV were infected through heterosexual contact.


The rate of HIV infections for Black women is nearly 16X that of White women and 5X that of Hispanic women

26.2 per 100,000

Black women

1.6 per 100,000

White women

5.3 per 100,000

Hispanic women

1:48

1 in 48 Black women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with HIV in her lifetime.


Source for all data is: https://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/factsheets/cdc-hiv-aa-508.pdf