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HIV Statistics Request Form * Required Fields
Many of the requested HIV statistics for Los Angeles County, Service Planning Areas (SPA) and cities within the county are available in the Annual HIV Surveillance Report. Please review the report before completing a data request. (This publication is available for download at http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/dhsp/Reports.htm under HIV Surveillance Reports or can be emailed to you upon request by calling: (213) 351-8516).
Further, if you are interested, downloadable data sets and maps for statistics on persons living with a diagnosed HIV infection (PLWH) in Los Angeles County are available at the ZIP code level at AIDSVu.org under Resources/Downloadable Maps and Resources.
Please Note: If you require information not included in the Annual HIV Surveillance Report or at AIDSVu.org, please submit the following form either online or via fax and allow ten working days for completion.

Requestor Contact Information
* First Name:
* Last Name:
Job Title:
* Organization Type:      Other (please specify):
* Organization Name:
* Address:
* City:
* State:
* Zip Code:
* Telephone:
* Email Address:
* What is/are your project/research question(s)?
* How will these data be used?
  Media: Please specify your selection(s)
(e.g. NPR, LA Times, Daily Bruin):
  Academia:     Other (please specify):
  Public Health: Other (please specify):
  Other: Other (please specify):
Data Specifications
NOTE: Before describing the requested data, please keep in mind that multidimensional tables may result in small numbers. To keep individual's information confidential, any data cells with less than 5 cases will simply be denoted as '<5'. Cross tabulations cannot be provided where (1) stratum-specific population denominators are <100, (2) the totals would allow for the calculation of the number and/or (3) a cell contributes to the majority of events. Further, hospital, physician or site-specific aggregate statistics will not be released.
* Please describe the data you are interested in. Additionally you may also make your selection(s) below (see 1. and 2.). Unless otherwise specified, the time period for data requests is based on the period during which cases were reported.
1. Disease measurement by year(s), time period(s), and geographic area(s) (select all that apply)
* Disease measurement(s)
     *Stage of HIV infection:     *Measure of interest: New diagnoses
Living with diagnosis
Cumulative diagnoses
Annual deaths
Other (please specify):    
* Time period(s)
  All years (cumulative)

Aggregated years: from to

Individual years:             

Other (please specify):  
* Geographic area(s)
  Los Angeles County
Service Planning Area (SPA): To make multiple selections, hold the CTRL key and click on selections with your mouse.

Area defined by ZIP Code: (please specify)
Other (please specify):
2. Demographic and risk factors (select all that apply)
  • Sex at birth:
  • Age group(s):
     Other (please specify):    
  • Race/ethnicity:
Hispanic or Latino
Asian/Pacific Islander
American Indian/Alaska Native
Risk factor(s):
  • Transmission category:
Men who have sex with men (MSM)
Injection drug users (IDU)
Heterosexual contact
Perinatal exposure
Other (please specify):    
Other characteristics
  • Other (please specify):
Data Delivery Method
* Desired Completion Date:              MM/DD/YYYY
  Desired delivery format (optional) Unless otherwise specified, you will receive the data as an email attachment in PDF format.
             Email with attachment in another format (please specify):
             Other (Please specify):

By submitting this data request I agree to the following provisions:
  1. Protecting the confidentiality of HIV/AIDS surveillance information is the foremost concern of the Division of HIV and STD Programs (DHSP). The release of surveillance data containing individually identifying information is strictly prohibited. The terms and conditions for the release of data must be consistent with applicable laws.
  2. DHSP reserves the right to suppress data to maintain case confidentiality.
  3. All publications using the data provided must acknowledge DHSP. The following is a suggested citation:
    Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Division of HIV and STD Programs, HIV Epidemiology, Data Analysis Unit, Data Request, .
  4. The dissemination of any interpretations or findings based upon the data provided must be accompanied by the following disclaimer:
    The authorized release of HIV/AIDS summary data by the Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Division of HIV and STD Programs, should not be construed as an endorsement of any analyses, interpretations, or conclusions reached by the author(s).
  5. The data provided will be used only for the purposes stated in the data request form.

The time period for data requests is based on the period during which cases were reported, unless otherwise specified. Please submit your request only if data is not available at aidsvu.org or in our Annual HIV Surveillance Reports at http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/dhsp/Reports.htm/.
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