AIDS among Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. The majority of cases of AIDS reported among "Asian-Americans & Pacific Islanders" have been among men who have sex with men (MSM). View AIDS Cases in Adults and Adolescents by Exposure Category and Race/Ethnicity, Reported through 1999 (US)36 for a tabulated summary of the major modes of HIV infection among Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.
As ethnic groups, neither the Asian-Americans nor the Pacific Islanders contribute significantly to the total AIDS cases or AIDS deaths in the United States (revisit the figure in
to compare AIDS among Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders with other ethnic groups in the US). The "y-scale" of the figure shown below was "magnified" to be able to observe the trend of the "flat line" graph (shown in the figure in
) for AIDS among Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. [View other references and slides listed below.]