HIV Incidence Estimates – New York State 2006 – 2016

NYS incidence 2016

Methodology Notes

  • Using the CDC-developed SEA (stratified extrapolation approach) method and the SAS programs provided by the CDC
  • Methodology modifications and/or enhancements in this update:
  • Estimation generated based on the BED assay (2006-2013) and the Bio-Rad Avidity assay (2014-2015)
  • The mean duration of recent infection (MDRI) was revised:
  • BED tested specimens: MDR=198.4 days (from 162 days previously)
  • Bio-Rad Avidity assay: MDRI = 240 days