Notes: HIV = human immunodeficiency virus.
The average age at death is the sum of age at death for all HIV deaths, divided by the total number of HIV deaths.
Records with age not stated were not included.
Deaths from HIV disease are identified using underlying causes of death with codes 042-044 (1987–1998) and B20-B24 (1999–2013) in the International Classification of Disease, Ninth and Tenth revisions.
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System. U.S. mortality data files, 1987–2013.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Average Age at Death from HIV Disease, by Sex — United States, 1987–2013