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HIV Infection: Young People

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people in the UK under the age of 25 were diagnosed with HIV in each of the last five years. (169518)

The information requested is shown in the following table.

HIV diagnoses in the United Kingdom among individuals aged less than 25 years at diagnosis, by year of HIV diagnosis

Number

2002

796

2003

965

2004

1,019

2005

1,006

20061

860

1 Cumulative data reported by the end of June 2007. Numbers will rise as further reports are received.

Note:

The data includes many individuals who have been infected with HIV outside the UK but who have been subsequently diagnosed in the UK.

Source:

Health Protection Agency.