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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Living in Canada: How immigrants suffer from heart disease
The Daily Star - 9/1/2015 8:48:40 AM
Cardiovascular disease is one of the most prevalent problems in the world. A recent study ... While 5.6 per 1,000 immigrant adult males and 2.4 of females had major heart problems, long-term Ontarians had a rate of 8.1 for men and 3.4 for women.
PharmaPoint: Glaucoma - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023
8 ABC kait8.com - 9/1/2015 10:10:24 PM
Population aging is occurring in almost all countries worldwide, particularly in the 7MM. This is expected to have a significant impact on the prevalence ... rate falls to 15 percent The U.S. smoking rate continues to decline, with just over 15 percent of ...
Report: Bicycling deaths have decreased, but adults remain at elevated risk
University of Wisconsin-Madison News - 8/20/2015 3:22:17 PM
helmet laws and education for motorists and cyclists — could prevent potential increases in biking mortality rates and help counter recent upsurges in adult cyclist deaths. For example, several countries and some U.S. cities have higher bicycle use and ...
World Body Declares Cyber Security Top Issue
CircleID | Circle ID - 8/25/2015 10:44:21 AM
In 2011 Norton Security released statistics that showed that every 14 seconds an adult is a victim of cybercrime and the ... the comfort of their own home or the border of their own country, global cooperation is necessary to stem the crime wave that ...