Table 1

Numbers and proportions of new diagnoses and HIV infected adults accessing treatment and care services by year and ethnic group in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland: 1997–2001

Ethnic groupYear of diagnosis/seen for treatment or careTotal%
1997%1998%1999%2000%2001%
(New diagnoses reported by end of June 2003, HIV infected individuals accessing treatment and care services from annual SOPHID surveys).
*I/P/B  =  Indian/Pakistani/Bangladeshi.
New diagnoses
    Black Caribbean622.5712.8983.51213.41763.75283.3
    Black other210.8200.8351.2351.0370.81480.9
    White98039.5103240.4103936.6137538.5159333.7601937.2
    Black African48819.763124.785130.0135337.9205543.5537833.3
    Other/mixed582.3843.3863.01143.21392.94813.0
    I/P/B*361.5381.5381.3702.0571.22391.5
    Not known83733.768026.668924.350214.166914.2337720.9
Total 2482 100.0 2556 100.0 2836 100.0 3570 100.0 4726 100.0 16170 100.0
Accessing treatment and care services
    Black Caribbean2942.03582.24362.35172.56912.8
    Black other2291.62501.52591.43161.53851.6
    White920562.41086066.21203464.81288461.71404857.7
    Black African203713.8265416.2352619.0446521.4631926.0
    Other/mixed5093.49976.110185.59194.410794.4
    I/P/B*1531.02031.22661.42931.42911.2
    Not known232815.810896.610215.514727.115286.3
Total 14755 100.0 16411 100.0 18560 100.0 20866 100.0 24341 100.0