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Fewer blacks were consistently retained in HIV care compared with other racial/ethnic groups, regardless of sex or transmission category; in addition, black males were less likely to be consistently retained than were black females.
Analysis of National HIV Prevention Program Monitoring and Evaluation data on CDC-funded HIV testing events and HIV prevention services from 61 state and local health departments and 151 community-based organizations indicated that the number of HIV testing events among black females declined slightly from 2012 to 2014, and the HIV positivity rate remained relatively stable.