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
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.
Pakistan drug crisis grows, with little funding for treatment
United Press International - 9/2/2015 9:44:45 AM
The report, released last year, said cannabis, opioid and tranquilizer use were the highest in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, with prevalence rates ... 200 adult drug addicts in treatment, of whom 150 adults and 15 children are also being treated for HIV/AIDS.
Dementia Epidemic A Myth? New Findings Suggest Case Rate Is Stabilizing In Many Western European Countries
HNGN - 8/21/2015 9:33:20 PM
Recent studies and headlines have been spreading fear of a dementia "epidemic," but new research suggests dementia rates are actually stabilizing in some western European countries ... as we learned with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other diseases," the ...
Malawi: Mzimba HIV Prevalence Rate Worry Officials
AllAfrica - 8/20/2015 11:57:41 PM
Figures from the district's AIDS Coordinating Committee show that the biggest district in the country has a prevalence rate of seven per cent ... Meanwhile, Tovwirane HIV/AIDS Organisation, one of the organizations that have been working with the district ...
U.S. adult smoking rate drops to 15 percent: CDC
China - 9/1/2015 9:41:46 PM
The cigarette smoking rate among U.S. adults dropped to about 15 percent in the first three months of the year, according to new data published Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That is the lowest prevalence of adult ...
Japan's worst day for teen suicides
CNN - 9/1/2015 12:23:25 PM
The grim spike in the statistics is linked to the typical start ... "By creating connections with people in Japan as well as other countries, she was able to regain her confidence," Mina said. "Adults tend to say that the Internet is dangerous but there ...
HIV/AIDS Management Online Certificate Course
ReliefWeb - 9/1/2015 10:43:12 AM
Course Background In the world today, HIV/AIDS continues to be a major health and development challenge with the following alarming statistics ... An estimated 1.2 million adults and children died of AIDS, accounting for 71 percent of the world ...
Universal Health Coverage, Millennium Development Goals And Post-2015: The Improvable Way Forward
ip-watch.org - 9/2/2015 6:27:18 PM
General good health impacts the lives of adults ... countries. This data aligns with an increase in availability of antiretroviral therapy and a decrease in the number of newly infected people, the HIV mortality rate has dramatically declined. In 2013 HIV ...
Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer
Forex Report Daily - 8/27/2015 4:18:25 PM
This new study was conducted in 188 countries by an worldwide research team working on a project ... Owing to the deterioration of mortality and illness rates due to HIV/AIDS and malaria in the last ten years, health has enhanced to a great deal across ...
Global Atrial Fibrillation Registry Presents Two-Year Outcomes Data In More Than 17,000 Newly Diagnosed AF Patients
prnw.cbe.thejakartapost.com - 9/1/2015 1:27:50 PM
These two-year prospective outcomes from cohorts 1 and 2 show a mortality rate of 3.83% per ... E.M., Phillips K.A., et al. Prevalence of Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation in Adults, JAMA. 2001;285,(18)2370-2375 United Nations. World Population Ageing.
Taste education boosts sales for edible insects
The Christian Science Monitor - 9/2/2015 10:16:22 PM
30 percent of the world’s land surface could be reclaimed from livestock; 18 percent of greenhouse gas emissions could be eliminated; 33 percent could be cut from average food prices in most countries. While statistics paint an outline, we also need ...
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 ...
Global Market Study On Human Insulin: Asia Pacific To Witness Fastest Growth By 2020
The Street - 8/24/2015 9:22:37 PM
Diabetes is more common in aged people; however, its prevalence is steadily increasing in adults and children ... Asia Pacific is expected to show fast growth rates in the next five years in the global human insulin market. China and India are expected ...
Ain't I a Woman?: National HIV/AIDS Strategy Fails Sex Workers, Transgender Women Burdened by the Criminal Justice System
Human Rights Watch - 8/25/2015 8:52:48 PM
Incarceration is associated with increased HIV risk, interference with medication regimens and poorer outcomes once infected, so the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy ... the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 34% of transgender adult inmates reported sexual ...
AFRICA BUSINESS-Nigeria firms ease access to labour market for unemployed youths
Reuters - 9/2/2015 4:39:56 PM
Nigeria has 170 million inhabitants and is the world's fastest-growing country. "I was scared ... The National Bureau of Statistics said 28 percent of Nigerians aged between 25 and 34 were jobless in the second quarter of this year, rising to 49 percent ...