According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2004 HIV infections were: * The leading cause of death for Black women (including African American women) ages 25-34. * The third leading cause of death for Black women ages 35-44. * The fourth leading cause of death for Black women ages 45-54. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) - the former causes the latter with AIDS being the final stage of infection used to be characterized as a White gay man's disease. Prevention models have been based on the behavior of White men who have sex with men and intravenous drug users; this approach has not worked for the Black community, added Broadus, who is not HIV-positive but has been working in AIDS outreach, prevention and policy since 1986.