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That’s partially due to other factors as all that make straight men vulnerable to HIV infection: High rates of undiagnosed and untreated STDs; disproportionate poverty and poor health; the complete disconnect that many Black men have with the health care system; IV drug use; and mass incarceration of Black men, which takes significant numbers of brothers out of the community, leaving the men on the outside to share the same female partners. When it comes to ranking the specific demographics impacted by HIV, Black heterosexual rank number five (Black women are fourth.) In 2010, more than 2700 Black heterosexual men were given an HIV diagnosis (compared to 5300 Black women,) according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).