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Latest items for DSFMF-DATA-1

Nov. 30, 2016, 8:42 p.m.
Countries: Mali
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

"Finally, HIV/AIDS prevalence in the population aged 15 to 49 has declined to 1.3 per cent in 2006 (EDSM-IV) compared with 1.7 per cent in 2001 (EDSM III)" (25).
Oct. 8, 2016, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

“Women were slightly more likely than men to report having had an STI or having experienced STI symptoms (Table 12.16). Among women, in the 12 months before the survey, 3% reported that they had an STI; 12% had a bad-smelling, abnormal discharge; and 5% had a genital sore or ulcer. Among men, 3% reported that they had an STI and 8% reported a badsmelling, abnormal discharge, and 5% reported a genital sore or ulcer. Taken together, 15% of women and 12% of men had either had an STI or symptoms of an STI during the 12 months before the survey” (200). “Twenty-five percent of adults age 15-49 in Lesotho are ...more
Oct. 8, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, DSFMF-DATA-1

“In Bangladesh, the first case of HIV was detected in 1989. In 2014, a total of 433 new cases of HIV infection, 251 new AIDS cases, and 91 deaths due to AIDS were reported” (175). “Fourteen percent of ever-married women report having had an STI and/or symptoms of an STI in the 12 months preceding the survey. The proportion of women who sought advice or treatment for an STI from a clinic, hospital, or health professional increased from 31 percent in 2011 to 46 percent in 2014” (175). “Overall, only 0.5 percent of ever-married women age 15-49 responded that they had an STI in the 12 months preceding the survey. ...more
Sept. 14, 2016, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, DSFMF-DATA-1

“Eight percent of women and 4 percent of men reported that they had a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or symptoms of an STI in the 12 months preceding the survey” (223). “Surveillance results show that HIV prevalence has declined over the years, from 5.8 percent in 2001 to 4.6 percent in 2008 and 4.1 percent in 2010. In 2010, across the country’s states, HIV prevalence ranged from 1.0 percent in Kebbi to 12.6 percent in Benue” (223). “Overall, 8 percent of women and 4 percent of men reported having had an STI or experiencing STI symptoms during the 12 months preceding the survey” (256). “Four percent of women reported having ...more
Sept. 14, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, DSFMF-DATA-1

“From the estimated rate of 4 percent in 1992, HIV prevalence rose rapidly to 22 percent in 2002. The national prevalence showed a small decline to 20 percent in 2004 and remains at this level, according to the 2006 HIV Sentinel Surveillance Report (MoHSS, 2007)” (191). “Three percent of women and 2 percent of men age 15-49 reported having an STI in the past 12 months, while 7 percent of women and 4 percent of men reported having STI as well as symptoms suggestive of STIs in the past 12 months. Among women, there are small variations in reported STIs and symptoms of STIs in the past 12 months by ...more
Sept. 14, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

“In 2012, about 236,000 people were living with HIV. The number of new HIV infections reduced from 12,077 in 2011 to 7,991 in 2012; adults contributed 89 percent, children contributed 11 percent, and young people 15-24 years of age contributed 28 percent (2,236 of 7,991) of new HIV infections in 2012” (205, 206). “The proportion of new HIV infections occurring in the 15-24 age group in 2012 is notably lower than the 37 percent (4,438 of 12,077) reported in 2011. The National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) data indicate that 70 percent of HIV positive pregnant women received ARV prophylaxis to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV against the NSP ...more
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:50 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

“Two percent of both women and men reported having had an STI in the 12 months preceding the survey. Six percent of women and 2 percent of men reported recently experiencing an STI or STI symptoms” (243). “Women who are currently married or living together with a partner (6 percent) and those who are divorced, separated, or widowed (7 percent) have a higher prevalence of STIs and STI symptoms than women who have never been married (4 percent)” (243). “Women in Coast (10 percent) and Western (11 percent) are more likely to have an STI or STI symptoms than women in other regions” (243).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:46 a.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

“Results from the HIV testing component in the 2006-07 SDHS indicate that 26 percent of Swazi adults age 15-49 are infected with HIV” (xxvii). “Among women, the HIV rate is 31 percent, compared with 20 percent among men. HIV prevalence peaks at 49 percent for women age 25-29, which is almost five times the rate among women age 15-19 and more than twice the rate observed among women age 45-49” (xxvii). “HIV prevalence increases from 2 percent among men in the 15-19 age group to 45 percent in the age group 35-39 and then decreases to 28 percent among men age 45-49. HIV prevalence for women and men age 50 ...more
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:45 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3, DSFMF-DATA-1

“Officially, the Philippines is a low-HIV-prevalence country, with less than 0.1 percent of the adult population estimated to be HIV-positive. As of September 2013, the Department of Health (DOH) AIDS Registry in the Philippines reported 15,283 people living with HIV/AIDS; only 1,783 are women (DOH, 2013)” (146).
Aug. 23, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, DSFMF-DATA-1

"According to Ministry of Health, Timor Leste, from 2001-2009, there are about 120 cases of HIV/AIDS positive include 17 people who have died" (46).
July 27, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, DSFMF-DATA-1

“In 2011, a total of 445 new cases of HIV infection, 251 new AIDS cases, and 84 deaths due to AIDS were reported. The reported number of HIV-positive people in Bangladesh increased from 363 in 2003 to 1,207 in 2007. By the end of 2011, the number of HIV-positive people had increased to 2,533, an increase of more than double in four years. However, the estimated number of HIV/AIDS cases remains at 7,500, indicating both the likelihood of incomplete reporting and the potential for growth of the epidemic in Bangladesh (NASP, 2012)” (197). “About 1 percent of women and 3 percent of men report having had an STI in the ...more
July 27, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, DSFMF-DATA-1

“Among male and female respondents alike, 11 percent reported having an STI or experiencing STI symptoms in the 12 months preceding the survey. With regard to specific symptoms, 18 percent of women and 10 percent of men had a bad-smelling or abnormal genital discharge, while 14 percent of women and 5 percent of men reported having a genital sore or ulcer in the 12 months before the survey. Overall, about 23 percent of women and 14 percent of men age 15-49 had either an STI or symptoms of an STI in the 12 months preceding the survey” (220). “Table 14.14 shows that women and men who are married or living ...more
April 27, 2016, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: IMSTD-DATA-1, DSFMF-DATA-1

“In 81 percent of the 6,791 cohabiting couples who were tested for HIV in the 2013-14 ZDHS, both partners were HIV negative. In 8 percent of the couples, both partners were HIV positive, and 11 percent of the couples were discordant” (233). “By marital status widowed and divorced respondents are more likely to be HIV positive (46 percent and 27 percent, respectively). Similarly, women not currently in a union (16 percent) and men in non-polygynous unions (15 percent) are more likely than those in other subgroups to be HIV positive” (238). “Among cohabiting couples who tested for HIV, both partners tested negative for HIV in a high proportion of couples ...more
April 26, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, IMSTD-DATA-1, DSFMF-DATA-1

“Almost one-third of ever-married women reported having an STI or symptoms of an STI in the 12 months preceding the survey” (151). “Eleven percent of ever-married women reported that they had an STI in the 12 months preceding the survey; 25 percent had a bad-smelling, abnormal discharge, and 8 percent had a genital sore or ulcer. In total, 32 percent of women reported having either an STI or STI symptoms” (159). “The prevalence of STIs or STI symptoms is higher among currently married women than among those who are divorced or widowed. The prevalence varies only slightly by age, residence, education, and wealth quintile. The largest differences occur by governorate, ...more
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 58 percent (37).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is -8 percent (27).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 49 percent (29).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is -46 percent (35).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 80 percent (27).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 57 percent (31).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is -2 percent (29).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is -7 percent (27).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 82 percent (29).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 55 percent (29).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Kenya, Mozambique
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 48 percent (27).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 95 percent (27).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 67 percent (27).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 7 percent (29).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Eritrea
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 86 percent (27).
Feb. 22, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: DSFMF-DATA-1

Table 3. Country progress towards the achievement of the health-related MDGs, shows percent reduction in HIV incidence from 2001-2013 is 60 percent (29).