BENDING THE CURVE
Achieve fewer new HIV infections than deaths by 2020

2020 Deaths among PLWDH 2,367

(estimated)
Bending the curve metric displays HIV incidence minus all deaths among persons living with diagnosed HIV.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
HIV Related Deaths
Reduce the percentage of deaths among PLWDH directly related to HIV to 20%

2020 Target 20%

2019 Actual 24%

Deaths among people with diagnosed HIV are considered to be "HIV-related" if the underlying cause of death was HIV.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
HIV Status Aware
Increase the percentage of people living with HIV who know their serostatus to at least

2020 Target 98%

2020 Actual 94%

Incidence and undiagnosed estimates are calculated using a CDC methodology.
New HIV Diagnoses
Reduce the number of new HIV diagnoses by 55% to

2020 Target 1,515

2020 Actual 1,933

Number of newly diagnosed HIV cases reported. NHAS 2020 Goal: 25%.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
Newly Diagnosed HIV Persons who inject drugs
Reduce the percentage of persons newly diagnosed with HIV who indicate a history of injection drug use to

2020 Target 2.8%

2020 Actual 3.3%

Includes persons who indicate IDU or MSM/IDU history.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
Concurrent AIDS Diagnoses
Reduce the proportion of persons with a diagnosis of AIDS within 30 days of HIV diagnosis to

2020 Target 15.0%

2020 Actual 19.1%

HIV infection with simultaneous AIDS diagnosis, or AIDS diagnosis (stage 3 HIV) within 30 days.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
Linkage to Care
Increase the percentage of newly diagnosed persons linked to HIV medical care within 30 days of diagnosis to at least

2020 Target 90%

2020 Actual 83%

Newly diagnosed with any VL, CD4, or genotype within 30 days of diagnosis by diagnosis year. NHAS 2020 Goal: 85%.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
Receiving HIV Medical Care
Increase the percentage of persons living with diagnosed HIV (PLWDH) who receive HIV medical care to

2020 Target 90%

2020 Actual 86%

Any VL, CD4, or genotype test in a calendar year.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
Viral Suppression - Newly Diagnosed HIV
Increase the percentage of persons newly diagnosed with HIV who reach viral load suppression within 3 months of diagnosis to

2020 Target 75%

2020 Actual 54%

VL test suppressed (<200 copies/mL) within 91 days from the date of HIV diagnosis.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
Viral Suppression - PLWDH
Increase the percentage of persons living with diagnosed HIV with suppressed viral load to

2020 Target 85%

2020 Actual 75%

Last VL test in calendar year is non-detectable or <200 copies/mL. NHAS 2020 Goal: 80%.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
Viral Suppression - Receiving HIV Medical Care
Increase the percentage of PLWDH who receive care with suppressed viral load to

2020 Target 95%

2020 Actual 87%

Last VL test in calendar year is non-detectable or <200 copies/mL.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
Sustained Viral Load Suppression
Increase the percentage of PLWDH with sustained viral suppression to

2020 Target 75%

2020 Actual 68%

Result of <200 copies/mL on all viral load tests in the previous 2 years, among those with at least 2 viral load tests in the previous 2 years.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
Time to AIDS Diagnosis
Reduce the percentage of persons newly diagnosed with HIV who progress to AIDS in 2 years by 50% to

2020 Target 5.1%

2018 Actual 6.6%

AIDS diagnosis within 2 years of HIV diagnosis.
Source: NYS HIV Surveillance System.
Stigma
Decrease stigma experienced among PLWDH with diagnosed HIV by at least

2020 Target 25%

2019 Actual 29%

Based on the results of a 10 question scale looking at 4 dimensions of stigma (personalized stigma, disclosure concerns, negative self-image, and perceived public attitudes about people with HIV).
Source: NYS Medical Monitoring Project.
PrEP Utilization
Increase the number of individuals filling prescriptions for PrEP to

2020 Target 65,000

2020 Actual 39,282

Number of individuals filling at least one prescription for Truvada or Descovy within the calendar year.
Source: IDV (Integrated Dataverse) from Symphony Health.
PrEP Utilization - Medicaid
Increase the number of Medicaid recipients filling prescriptions for PrEP to

2020 Target 30,000

2020 Actual 9,460

Number of Medicaid recipients filling at least one prescription for Truvada or Descovy within the calendar year.
Source: IDV (Integrated Dataverse) from Symphony Health & NYS Medicaid Data Warehouse.
  • NYS DOH AIDS Institute, Division of HIV/STD Epidemiology, Evaluation & Partner Services. Data as of June 2021.
  • Data displayed for New York City comes from the NYC DOHMH HIV Surveillance System, unless otherwise noted, reported as of March 31, 2021. 2020 NYS statewide goals are displayed in all instances except for the NYC-specific ETE 2020 goals for new HIV infections (660) and new HIV diagnoses (1,350).
  • Proportions for some ETE metrics filtered by age or race/ethnicity (e.g. Native American) are unstable due to low numbers and should be interpreted with caution.

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