Whether you are male or female, gay or straight, live in an urban area or a rural area, if you are a person of color — especially an African-American — you are disproportionately at risk for contracting HIV.

The folks at TheBody.com created the infographic below because “knowing exactly what the numbers are behind the HIV epidemic among African Americans is the first empowered step in joining the fight against HIV.”

(Click on the infographic if you’d like to see a larger image.)

HIV in Black America: A Visual Breakdown (click to enlarge)

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