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07/03/2013Figure 13.4 Transmission modes of reported HIV/AIDS cases, 1985–2011

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Source: Ministry of Health, 2012 China AIDS Response Progress Report, 2012

Figure 13.4
In 2007, sex became the main mode of HIV transmission for the first time and accounted for one-third of all HIV infections, and increased to 76 per cent in 2011. Throughout, injecting drug use (IDU) decreased from accounted for roughly one-third of all HIV infections in 2006 to 17 per cent in 2011. Yunnan, Xinjiang, Guangxi, Guangdong, Sichuan and Guizhou account for 87 per cent of all people estimated to be infected through IDU.

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