About the National Data


Baseline: 1.3 perinatally acquired HIV infections per 100,000 live births occurred in 2015

Target: 0.9 perinatally acquired HIV infections per 100,000 live births

Number of perinatally acquired HIV infections whose birth occurred in the United States.
Total number of live births in the United States.
Target-setting method

Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, or laws

Target-setting method details
Target-setting method justification
The target was selected to align with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, updated to 2020. Using principles of disease elimination, the elimination goal <1 infection per 100,000 live births was set.


Comparable HP2020 objective
Modified, which includes core objectives that are continuing from HP2020 but underwent a change in measurement.
Changes between HP2020 and HP2030
This objective differs from Healthy People 2020 objective HIV-8.1 in that HIV-8.1 tracked the number of infants born with perinatal HIV infection, while this objective tracks the rate of perinatal HIV infection for US born infants.