Characteristic Jackson, MS Washington, DC Oakland, CA
Total population 173,514 601,723 390,724
African Americans 79.4% 50.7% 28.0%
Median household income $30,219 $66,583 $48,196
Employment 60.7% 69.0% 66.8%
Below poverty level 26.8% 13.9% 19.5%
Health insurance coverage 78.4% 94.1% 83.1%
HIV prevalence rate3 558.8 549.0 267.9
HIV vaccine trial experience4 No Yes No
1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HIV Surveillance Report, 2011; vol. 23. http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/surveillance/resources/reports/. Published February 2013. Accessed August 27, 2014.
2United States Census 2010. 2010 Census Interactive Population Search. http://www.census.gov/2010census/popmap/ipmtext.php?fl=28. Accessed August 27, 2014.
3Persons living with diagnosed HIV infection, year-end 2010. Rates are per 100,000 population.
4ClinicalTrials.gov. http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/help/how-use-search-results. Accessed August 27, 2014.
Table 1: Demographic and social characteristics1, 2 of the 3 U.S. cities from which persons were enrolled for African Americans’ willingness to participate in HIV vaccine trials study.
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