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About 25 percent of people living with HIV infection in the United States are women. It can be hard for women to prevent HIV or to take care of themselves if they have it. There are several things that can put you at higher risk of being infected with HIV:
Of course, these are not the only ways to get HIV. Some women have a higher risk than others. This section explores many reasons why women are at risk of HIV infection.
Content last updated: July 01, 2011.