HIV Core Surveillance & Incidence (Clinical Data & Research)
The Clinical Data and Research Program (CDR)
The Clinical Data and Research Program (CDR) encompasses active and passive surveillance of adults, adolescents, perinatal exposure and pediatric HIV and AIDS cases. CDR provides incidence, prevalence and projections of HIV disease in Indiana. It also coordinates the provision of data with the goal of enhancing integration, linkage and program performance with programs throughout the state.
HIV disease surveillance provides a summary and analytical data for planning, implementing or evaluating HIV prevention or services programs, and for education about the disease and how to prevent transmission. Data are routinely supplied throughout Indiana and other states, to state and national health care educators and providers, state and national legislators, HIV prevention and services programs, researchers, news media, students and the public.
Incidence is the number of new infections in a given period of time, regardless of a person knowing that they are infected. The incidence program at the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) collects and sends pertinent data to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). CDC and IDOH analyze these data to predict the incidence estimate for a specific period of time for both the nation and the State of Indiana.
For more information on these programs, call (317) 233-7506.