Stat of the Month
DEMOGRAPHIC DATAMAY
2017
JAN-
MAY 2017
JAN 2012-
MAY 2017
CUMULATIVE
JAN 1984-
MAY 2017
Total Reported Cases1,0984,38835,64644,010
Asymptomatic Cases9583,87232,44739,829
AIDS Cases1405163,1994,181
Male1,0414,17234,08340,973a
Female572161,5633,026a
Age Range (Median)2-67 (28)1-79 (27)1-82 (28)1-82 (28)
Less than 15 y/o31366124b
15-24 y/o3251,34510,14812,065b
25-34 y/o5542,20718,78522,593b
35-49 y/o1857145,8347,954b
50 y/o & above311098131,200b
Pregnant WLHIV829 178
Newly Started on ART683   
Total PLHIV on ART   20,420
Reported Deaths15187 2,156

     aNo data available on sex for (11) cases
     bNo data available on age for (74) cases

In May 2017, there were 1,098 new HIV antibody sero-positive individuals reported to the HIV/AIDS & ART Registry of the Philippines (HARP). This was 48% higher compared to the same period last year (741) and also the highest recorded cases ever since 1984. Eighty-seven percent of those were asymptomatic at the time of reporting.

Most (95%) were male. The median age was 28 years old (age range: 2 year - 67 years). More than half belong to the 25 - 34 year age group while 30% were youth aged 15 - 24 years.

The regions with the most number of reported cases were: National Capital Region (NCR) with 404 (37%) cases, Region 4A with 155 (14%) cases, Region 3 with 108 (10%) cases, Region 7 with 98 (9%) cases, and Region 11 with 60 (5%) cases. An additional 273 cases (25%) came from the rest of the country.

 

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Source: National HIV/AIDS & STI Surveillance and Strategic Information Unit (NHSSS), Epidemiology Bureau, DOH
Last Page Update: 10 August 2016, 4:26 PM