HIV/AIDS is running rampant in North Carolina, especially the county that I live in. In North Carolina, the 13-29 age groups accounted for 48% of the estimated incidence proportion. Sexually transmitted infections, including (HIV), disproportionately affect African American adolescents and young adults. One in five (21%) individuals living with HIV is unaware of their infection. According to the Center for Disease Control, an estimated 56,300 Americans are infected iwth HIV each year.