Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
Government to buy TB detection machines
Daily Monitor - 3/25/2015 11:04:08 PM
He noted that the TB prevalence rate in the country has significantly dropped as a result of ... of people with suspected drug-resistant TB and for all people living with HIV/Aids in whom TB is presumed. The test is highly-accurate, users require minimal ...
Central African Republic Doctors Say War Boosting HIV Prevalence
Yahoo Finance - 3/16/2015 8:58:48 PM
More from Bloomberg.com: India's Sensex Rebounds as Fed Rate-Increase ... advocates that the prevalence of HIV/AIDS may rise from 3.8 percent among adults aged 19 to 45, according to a 2013 estimate by the United Nations. The country plunged into chaos ...
Diabetes Treatment Most Expensive In US, Finds New Study; 600M People To Be Afflicted Globally By 2035
International Business Times - 3/17/2015 8:18:51 AM
Over 8 percent of the world’s adult population was suffering from diabetes in 2013, with the most populous countries -- India and China -- nearing prevalence rates of close to 10 percent, according to the study. The disease is also widespread in the U.S ...
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world, the poverty rate in the U.S. is ...
Experts call for a tobacco-free world by 2040
Medical Xpress - 3/13/2015 7:40:38 AM
Falling rates of tobacco usage in high-income countries have increased the ... Union Medical College in Beijing, China, "The prevalence of tobacco use among adult men in China is one of the highest in the world and is increasing; 1·4 million deaths ...
P8-B loss yearly: 'Tuberculosis a daily massacre' – Recto
Rappler - 3/23/2015 9:51:57 AM
"First, there is the challenge of high TB prevalence rate. 438,000 of our people have it, according to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) data. Globally, we’re 9th in the WHO watch-list of 22 high-burdened countries which constitute 80% of all TB ...
The unseen world of childhood TB
WWLP 22News - 3/24/2015 7:16:16 PM
In 2013, 550,000 children were estimated to be infected worldwide, according to the World Health Organization ... Uganda is one of the 22 high-burden TB countries globally and weakened immunity due to high rates of HIV in the population further exacerbates ...
World TB Day shines light on ongoing efforts to eliminate disease in Kentucky, across U.S.
KY Forward - 3/24/2015 1:25:30 PM
World TB ... of death in adults worldwide, surpassed only by HIV/AIDS. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that in 2013, 9 million people worldwide developed TB, and 1.5 million died from the disease. Globally, the rate of new TB ...
Plain Packaging Makes Cigarettes Less Sexy
Medscape News - 3/23/2015 8:14:43 PM
"Australia has learned and applied this lesson well and that is why it has one of the lowest smoking prevalence rates in the world." "Until recently ... and create appeal with young people and adults." In countries that fail to introduce similar ...
What it would take to rid the world of smoking forever
Vox - 3/20/2015 12:25:49 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set a target of 2020 of getting the country's smoking rate ... "a world where over the next 25 years the sales of tobacco are phased out (although not prohibited), and in which fewer than 5 percent of adults ...
Many African countries have left health funding to foreign donors —Ladipo
Nigerian Tribune - 3/16/2015 6:25:30 AM
High maternal mortality rate with most African countries ... and adults. I have about 40 years’ experience in healthcare delivery and development work with major contributions to family planning, safe motherhood, adolescent health, HIV/AIDS, TB and ...
Most smokers from poor countries
Sky News - 3/12/2015 11:55:21 PM
About 80 per cent of the world's one billion smokers, it says, live in low-and middle-income countries. An analysis published in The Lancet medical journal of trends in more than 170 countries, said smoking prevalence ... for one in 10 adult deaths.
HIV/AIDS sets alarm bells ringing in Chhattisgarh
Times of India - 3/22/2015 12:20:28 AM
Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health Among major states, maternal mortality rate ... HIV/AIDS in 2011 (last available date). This was lower than MP's 3,324 while highest was Andhra Pradesh (31,347). However, prevalence of HIV in youth, young pregnant women and ...
Tiny Minority Of Chinese Adults Enjoy Ideal Heart Health
Science 2.0 - 3/15/2015 4:10:40 AM
Nearly three out of four Chinese adults ... The prevalence of diabetes in China has more than doubled over the past decade and smoking rates, primarily among men, remain high, the authors note. "China is the most populous country in the world, and changes ...