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June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

Figure 6.3 shows the rate of chlamydia by gender (per 100,000) from 1996-2013. Two lines show that rates of chlamydia were much lower for both men and women in 1996, in which women had a rate of little over 300 and men had a rate around 50. These rates steadily increased until women had a rate a little over 600 and men had a rate of a little over 250 in 2013 (207)
June 22, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"There are currently an estimated 1.2million people in Lagos, Nigeria's largest city, living with HIV" (p 5)
June 22, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"Last year [2016] a study by the Iranian Journal of Public Health noted that the country has a 4.1 per cent HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in adults. Thanks to investment and education, the study found, the rate had fallen from five per cent in the early 2000s, but it said there is still some way to go" (p 8-9)
Feb. 17, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"According to a study by Family Care International (FCI), since 2000 the province of Morona Santiago experienced a 680 percent increase in the rate of HIV infection. Of the province’s 69 cases of HIV infection in 2013, according to Ministry of Health data cited by the FCI, half of the cases involved indigenous persons" (38).
Feb. 1, 2017, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"HIV is a huge risk to the community. The UN estimates that one in 10 of all Malawians carry the virus" (para 14).
Jan. 24, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"According to UNAIDS 2015 estimates, Uganda has an HIV prevalence rate of 7.1 percent among adults aged 15 to 49" (para 17).
Nov. 30, 2016, 8:42 p.m.
Countries: Mali
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"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). According to table 12, HIV prevalence by gender and by region in 2001-2006, the fourth demographic and health survey shows the prevalence of HIV in 2006 in Bamako for women was 2.3, men was 1.5, with a total of 1.9. The region of Kayes for women was 1.2, men was 0, and the total was 0.7. The region of Koulikoro for women was 1, men was 1.6, and the total was 1.2. The region of Sikasso for women was 0.9, men ...more
Oct. 8, 2016, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

“Twenty-five percent of adults age 15-49 in Lesotho are infected with HIV. In both 2004 and 2009, the HIV prevalence rate for adults was slightly less—23%. The difference among the three surveys is not statistically significant, however” (235). “HIV prevalence among adults age 15-49 varies by district, from 17% in Mokhotlong to 28% in Maseru” (235). “According to the 2014 LDHS, 25% of adults age 15-49 in Lesotho are HIVpositive (Table 13.3 and Figure 13.1). HIV prevalence is higher among women (30%) than men (19%). These findings are in line with other recent estimates. For example, using data from antenatal clinic surveillance and mathematical modelling (Spectrum), the prevalence of HIV ...more
Oct. 8, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ISTD-DATA-2, ISTD-DATA-3

“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).
Sept. 17, 2016, 7:15 p.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"Barbados continues to show a significant decline in the numbers of deaths reported since the start of the Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy programme at the Ladymeade Reference Unit (LRU). Total numbers of reported deaths from HIV/AIDS fell from 95 in 2001 to 40 in 2003" (39)
Sept. 14, 2016, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ISTD-DATA-2, ISTD-DATA-3

“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).
Sept. 14, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

“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: ISTD-DATA-3

“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, 3:53 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

“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. 12, 2016, 3:52 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

“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. 12, 2016, 3:46 a.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

“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). “The 2006-07 SDHS found that 19 percent of the population age 2 years and older and 26 percent of the population age 15-49 is living with HIV/AIDS (Table 14.3). HIV prevalence is higher among women than men (22 percent and 15 percent, respectively)” (221). “Looking at the age pattern, Table 14.3 shows that HIV prevalence is 5 percent among the population age 2-4 and declines gradually to 3 percent in the 10-14 age group. The prevalence among women age 15-19 is 10 percent compared with 2 ...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-3

"According to Ministry of Health, since 2001-2009, there are about 120 cases of HIV/AIDS positive and included 17 people who already died" (13). "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-3

“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).
July 27, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

“The prevalence of HIV is estimated at 1.5 percent among adults age 15-49. Adult HIV prevalence remained constant between the 2008 SLDHS and the 2013 SLDHS” (231). “Overall, 1.1 percent of youth age 15-24 are HIV-positive” (231). “Table 15.3 shows that 1.5 percent of adults age 15-49 in Sierra Leone are infected with HIV. Among women age 15-49, the HIV prevalence rate is 1.7 percent, while among men age 15-49 the HIV prevalence rate is 1.3 percent” (234). “In Sierra Leone, adult HIV prevalence remained constant between the 2008 SLDHS and the 2013 SLDHS, at 1.5 percent” (235).
May 25, 2016, 8:07 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, ISTD-DATA-3

"The number of individuals reporting HIV/AIDS has increased annually. As of 2013, the number of HIV/AIDS patients stands at 8,662, comprising of 7,978 men (92.1 per cent) and 684 women (7.9 per cent)" (36).
April 27, 2016, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

“In Zambia, 13 percent of adults age 15-49 are infected with HIV (15 percent of women and 11 percent of men)” (233). “A comparison of the HIV prevalence estimates from the 2001-02, 2007, and 2013-14 ZDHS surveys indicates that HIV prevalence among adults in Zambia has decreased over time (from 16 percent in 2001-02 to 13 percent in 2013-14)” (233). “HIV prevalence increases with age, peaking at 23 percent in the 40-44 age group and declines thereafter” (233). “HIV prevalence is highest among respondents living in Copperbelt (18 percent) and lowest among those living in Muchinga (6 percent)” (233). “In 81 percent of the 6,791 cohabiting couples who were tested ...more
April 27, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

“The test results indicate that overall, 1.5 percent of Sierra Leonean adults age 15-49 are HIV positive” (xxvii). “HIV prevalence among the Temne and Mende groups is about 1 percent, compared with 2.1 percent among respondents in other ethnic groups combined” (223). “Urban residents have a slightly higher risk of contracting HIV (2.5 percent) than rural residents (1 percent). The HIV epidemic exhibits some degree of regional heterogeneity, with the prevalence rate ranging from less than 1 percent in the Southern Region to 2.9 percent in the Western Region where the capital, Freetown, is located” (223). “Table 14.4 shows that the proportion of respondents who are HIV positive does not ...more
April 26, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ISTD-DATA-2, ISTD-DATA-3

“HIV is not a major epidemic in Yemen. The prevalence among the adult population is estimated to be very low, at about 0.1 percent (UNICEF, 2014; UNAIDS, 2014; Index Mundi, 2014). However, the actual prevalence may be higher as a result of undetected infections and may be growing due to the recent influx of refugees, immigrants, and Yemenis returning from overseas” (151).
April 10, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

According to Table 2.A, approximately 12,000 people had HIV in 2007 and 17% were adult women (184).
April 10, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

According to Table 2.A, approximately 21,000 people had HIV in 2007 and 29% were adult women (183).
April 10, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

According to Table 2.A, approximately 1,100,000 people had HIV in 2007 and 51% were adult women (184).
April 10, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Georgia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

According to Table 2.A, approximately 3,000 people had HIV in 2007 (184).
April 10, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

According to Table 2.A, approximately 35,000 people had HIV in 2007 and 54% were adult women (183).
April 10, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica, Uruguay
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

According to Table 2.A, approximately 10,000 people had HIV in 2007 and 28% were adult women (186).