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    DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

    DSHS strives to respond to all email requests in a timely manner. It is important to note, however, that messages that you send to us by email may not be secure and may be intercepted by a third party. Therefore, we recommend that you do not send any confidential health information to us by email.

1997 Survey of Childbearing Women in Texas Harris County Data

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AGE GROUPS TOTAL TESTED POSITIVES RATE
Harris County - 1997 SCBW Rates
<15 30 0 0.00
15-19 1,718 3 1.75
20-24 3,390 17 5.01
25-29 3,568 8 2.24
30-34 2,728 5 1.83
35-39 1,262 1 0.79
40-44 263 0 0.00
45+ 9 0 0.00
UNKNOWN 2,412 13 5.39
TOTAL 15,380 47 3.06

HIV Seroprevalence per 1000 Tested by Age Group and Race/Ethnicity

 

RACE/
ETHNICITY
TOTAL TESTED POSITIVES RATE
By Race/Ethnicity
WHITE 4,825 3 0.62
AFRICAN
AMERICAN
2,538 32 12.61
HISPANIC 6,266 10 1.60
ALL OTHERS* 1,751 2 1.14
TOTAL 15,380 47 3.06

Graph of data in table 1

Graph of data in table 2

* All Others include those of unknown race/ethnicity.
16 percent of all tests in Harris County were missing mother's age and 28 percent of positive tests were missing mother's age.


Last updated February 24, 2011