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Old August 18th, 2007 #1
Alex Linder
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Default Blacks - by the numbers

Blacks are:

- 30 times more likely to have Gonorrhea than whites
- 11 times more likely to have it than Hispanics.

- A large majority of all Americans infected with Gonorrhea are black, despite making up only 13% of the population. Source: CDC

-- Black women are 7 times more likely to have Chlamydia than white women and 2 times more likely than Hispanic women. Source: CDC.

- Blacks are 5.4 times more likely to have Syphilis. Source: CDC.

- Blacks are 15.7 times more likely to have congenital Syphilis than whites. Source: Source CDC

- Black women are 24 times more likely to have AIDS than white women. Source: OMH

- Black men (including gays) are 8 times more likely to have AIDS than white men (including gays). Source: OMH This disparity approximately doubles when gays are excluded. Source: Kaiser Foundation.

- Blacks in general are 10 times more likely to have AIDS than whites, and the disparity is growing each year.

- Among teenagers diagnosed with AIDS, 66% are black.

- 67% of new AIDS cases among women are among black women.

- A study found that 2.2% of all blacks in the US were HIV positive between 1997-2002. (more than one in fifty)

- AIDS is the 3rd leading cause of death for young African Americans. Source: Kaiser Foundation.

- In 2002, AIDS became the #1 leading cause of death for young black in the US. Femicide is another leading cause of death among young black women. Source: Kaiser Foundation.

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