Hiv/Aids Among African-American Women

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HIV/Aids among African-American Women

HIV/Aids among African-American Women


Context of study

In this study we try to explore the reason of “HIV/AIDS in woman in New York”. The main focus of the research is on “African American Women” who are associated with “HIV/AIDS”. The research also analyzes many aspects of “African American Woman” and tries to gauge its effect on “HIV/AIDS”. This relation has not been established and recognized from the very early stages of AIDS virus.

Motivation for research

The motivation of research is about HIV/AIDS that has taken its toll especially among the African American Women since the very beginning in New York as it can be seen from the given link and the difference has deepened over time. African Americans represent almost 12% of the U.S. population and also account for more than half of all new HIV infections estimated to occur in the U.S. each year and approximately half of newly reported AIDS cases. The plague has had a disproportionate impact on different groups of African Americans including women, teens, children, and men who have sex with men, and the epidemic's impact varies across the country which is where the motivation takes place (Owens, 2003)

Study Objectives

The study objectives were to explore the major cause of the number of African-American women who were the victims of HIV/AIDS and to find a possible solution for the cause.

Primary Exposure of Interest

The primary interest is to explore the reasons that a number of African American women were affected severely by the HIV was their literacy rate, as most of them work on a daily wages system. The other cause is the usage of condoms. It is found that female with stronger beliefs in their goals and aspirations for their future use condoms more in the past and currently ...
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