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
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 HIV drive hampered without drugs for 'neglected' West and Central Africa | Reuters
Firstpost - 4/20/2016 12:53:06 AM
Only one in four adults ... prevalence countries, like in Southern Africa, where everyone knows someone affected by HIV," Philips told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone from Brussels. Parts of Southern Africa have the world's highest HIV rates ...
Global Western Blotting Market to Expand at a CAGR of 5.4% During 2015-2021
sbwire.com - 4/28/2016 8:10:24 PM
Revenue contribution by western blotting market to the global molecular diagnostics market ... issues related to testing results. As per the statistics released by the joint United Nations program on HIV/AIDS, in 2013, around 35.2 Mn HIV cases were ...
How to Tell When Statistics Are Bullshit
VICE - 4/27/2016 6:09:54 PM
In this world of competing and confusing numbers, More or Less, a statistics show hosted by Tim Harford ... So are there certain big numbers, like the number of adults in the UK or the total UK public spending, that are worth keeping in our heads, so ...
Norovirus gastroenteritis creates $60 billion global burden annually
Healio - 4/26/2016 8:55:44 PM
To amend this, the researchers constructed a computational simulation model capable of estimating economic burden by age, country income and cost-type. Global ... overall prevalence of 9.7% (95% CI, 8.4-11.1). Reported norovirus prevalence rates also ...
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.
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
Malawi continues recording success stories in response to HIV and AIDS with the latest being the drop in the national prevalence rate, according to a recent survey. The survey, conducted by the country ... the Global Fund to champion for HIV/AIDS ...
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 ...
Americans consume vast majority of the world's opioids
CNBC - 4/27/2016 1:30:44 PM
"If you include Canada and Western Europe, [consumption of global opioid supply] increases to 95 percent, so the remaining countries only have access ... The latest year for which fatality statistics are available is also 2014: 28,000 people died from ...
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 ...
World Health Statistics 2013
ReliefWeb - 5/15/2013 11:11:51 AM
GENEVA / 15 May 2013 – The world has made dramatic progress in improving health in the poorest countries and narrowing the gaps between countries with the best and worst health status in the past two decades, according to the World Health Statistics 2013.
The healthiest countries in the world
USA Today - 4/3/2015 8:05:50 AM
The quality of a nation's infrastructure and health system are closely related to a low prevalence of disease ... Japan is the most populous of the 10 healthiest countries in the world. Ironically, it had the highest death rate of the top 10 countries ...
The poorest countries in the world
NBC News - 9/18/2012 7:12:44 AM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world ... which has the fifth-highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rate at 14.3 percent, and ...
Suicide rate hits 30-year high in U.S.
The Seattle Times - 4/21/2016 10:41:52 PM
WASHINGTON — Suicide in the United States has surged to the highest level in nearly 30 years, a federal data analysis has found, with increases in every age group except older adults ... the National Center for Health Statistics, a division of the ...
How Our Country Fails Black Women and Girls
YAHOO!TECH - 4/29/2016 6:57:38 PM
She was raped by an adult man when she only ... Black women have higher rates of hypertension and diabetes. Black women are far more likely to suffer from fibroids and undergo hysterectomies. While HIV-AIDS infections have declined throughout the United ...