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Table 1 Correlations of state-based federal funding for HIV, HIV diagnosis rates, and HIV prevalence rates, 2006-2009 1

From: Diagnoses, prevalence, and state-based federal spending for HIV prevention and treatment in the United States, 2006–2009

  2006 2007 2008 2009
  HIV diagnosis rate HIV prevalence rate HIV diagnosis rate HIV prevalence rate HIV diagnosis rate HIV prevalence rate HIV diagnosis rate HIV prevalence rate
  r r s r r s r r s r r s r r s r r s r r s r r s
Total state-based federal funding for HIV .728 .902 .827 .902 .730 .895 .836 .899 .720 .843 .825 .834 .706 .895 .838 .908
State-based federal funding for HIV prevention .700 .878 .826 .888 .698 .867 .835 .888 .696 .855 .832 .895 .664 .861 .823 .887
State-based federal funding for HIV treatment .739 .915 .830 .911 .745 .901 .839 .902 .731 .817 .824 .797 .718 .908 .843 .915
  1. 1Data limited to the 40 states with confidential name-based HIV infection reporting during the time horizon of the study.
  2. r = Pearson’s correlation coefficient.
  3. r s  = Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient.
  4. All correlations significant at p < .01.