A fifth of people with HIV are unaware they are infected, report saysBMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f7024 (Published 22 November 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7024
- Nigel Hawkes
The number of people infected with HIV in the United Kingdom is approaching 100 000 and more than a fifth remain unaware of their infection, Public Health England estimates in a new report.1
It puts the total figure of those with the infection in 2012 at 98 400 (95% confidence interval 93 500 to 104 300) and believes that 21 900 of these do not know they are infected.
The number of new infections detected in 2012 was 6360, a …