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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
Armenia posts obesity rate of 20%: report
PanARMENIAN Network - 6/17/2016 5:02:15 PM
PanARMENIAN.Net - Adult ... the World Health Organization says, with the 9% of people suffering from the disorder globally. Based on the exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) rate (under 6 months), the country comes in the 72nd at 34.6%, the current EBF prevalence ...
World AIDS Day
Daily Times - 6/29/2016 12:34:30 AM
The country is in danger of facing a rapid spread of AIDS where it has an 11 percent increase in mortality rates from HIV /AIDS in Pakistan, whereas, worldwide ... So, the HIV prevalence among general adult population is still below 0.1 percent.
Top 10 Countries By HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Jagran Josh - 10/14/2011 11:57:15 PM
1 Switzerland 26.50 2012 est. 2 Lesotho 23.10 2012 est. 3 Botswana 23.00 2012 est. 4 South Africa 17.90 2012 est. 5 Zimbabwe 14.70 2012 est. 6 Namibia 13.30 2012 est. 7 Zambia 12.70 2012 est. 8 Mozambique 11.10 2012 est. 9 Malawi 10.80 2012 est.
Global Hemoglobin A1c Monitoring Industry
Yahoo Finance - 6/23/2016 6:49:40 PM
LONDON, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide ... Statistics in North America & Caribbean (2015) - Number of Adults with Diabetes (in 000s), Diabetes Prevalence (%) and Number of Diabetes-Related Deaths (in '000s) for Select ...
29 Million Drug Dependent Worldwide, Says UN
teleSUR - 6/26/2016 11:53:55 PM
The latest edition of the U.N.’s annual report on world drug ... one in 20 adults, or 250 million people between the ages of 15 and 64, used at least one drug in 2014. The percentage remains big, but is broadly in line with the statistics on drug use ...
Growing Prevalence of Arthritis Driving the Global Extremity Products Market Through 2020, Says Technavio
Business Wire - 6/21/2016 3:14:19 AM
The global joint replacement and reconstruction market is driven by the elderly population and the accompanying increase in the rate of arthritis cases among the elderly population worldwide. In the US alone, 53 million adults had physician-diagnosed ...
More schooling reduces HIV risk. But by how much?
Politi Fact - 6/24/2016 4:11:00 PM
"Also, these results are local to the incredibly high HIV prevalence in Botswana and their education reform. If you just parachute-dropped a year of extra schooling in another country ... We rate this claim Mostly True. Lancet Global Health, Length ...
Would a Work-Free World Be So Bad?
The Atlantic - 6/26/2016 11:53:55 PM
Some imagine that the coming work-free world will ... estimates that Pirahã adults on average work about 20 hours a week (not to mention without bosses peering over their shoulders). Meanwhile, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average ...
Report links 6.5 million deaths worldwide to air pollution
Robertogato - 6/28/2016 1:43:06 PM
According to the World Health Organization, that's more than the number of people who die from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and road injuries ... providing authoritative statistics and analysis. New energy and air quality policies will also deliver cleaner ...
Where Is Worldwide Life Expectancy Headed?
Sunrise Senior Living - 6/21/2016 11:59:51 PM
Other countries are developing quite rapidly, and new access to health care and other essential services is promoting high life expectancy statistics ... the world in terms of life expectancy. In Japan, Monaco and Singapore, for example, older adults ...
Angola: Country Records Low HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate - Health Minister
AllAfrica - 6/13/2011 2:05:50 PM
Luanda — Angola comes up in the list of the countries with low HIV prevalence rate, varying between 0.8 to 7 percent ... The Angolan Health minister was addressing the UN High Level meeting on HIV/AIDS, in representation of the Head of State José ...
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 ... expectancy is the high prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS among those 15 to 49 — at 25.9% it is the highest in the world.
How HIV/AIDS Prevalence Varies by Region
HCP live - 12/7/2015 11:57:16 PM
Each December, the world turns its attention to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. World AIDS Day is marked each Dec. 1, and in many countries the entire ... The overall prevalence rate is 0.8% among adults ages 15-49. And while new infections are down substantially ...
Size matters: the number of prostitutes and the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - 6/19/2016 11:55:04 PM
BACKGROUND: HIV/AIDS prevalence rates across countries of the world vary more than 500-fold from ... the number of female commercial sex workers as a percentage of the female adult population is robustly positively correlated with countrywide HIV/AIDS ...
Malnutrition and child survival in Nigeria
P.M. News Nigeria - 6/30/2016 4:03:53 PM
Available statistics ... people in the world suffer from various forms of malnutrition. It is also an underlying cause of death of 2.6 million children each year, approximating to a third of child deaths globally. And in developing countries like Nigeria ...