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Latest items for ISTD-DATA-3

Dec. 14, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In a country where one in 10 people is infected with HIV, these rites of passage - which rarely involve the use condoms - can sentence girls to a lifetime of trauma, and an early death" (para 19).
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the Comoros is estimated to be 0.025% (EVIH, 2003). The results of up-to-date serological surveys show that the prevalence rate is under 0.5% and puts the country in a low-activity epidemic context" (page 187).
Sept. 14, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"The national HIV/AIDS database maintained by the Ministry of Health recorded 13,277 patients diagnosed with HIV and AIDS as of the end of June" (35).
Sept. 4, 2018, 11:28 a.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"UNICEF’s 2005-10 report estimated that one-quarter of all children had lost one or both parents to HIV or other causes" (38).
Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"Among women, young women aged 20–24 have the highest rates of chlamydia with a rate of 3,621.1 cases per 100,000, followed by young women aged 15–19 (3,043.3 cases per 100,000). The rate for women aged 25–29 (1,428.3 cases per 100,000) is less than half the rate of women aged 20–24. The rates of infection are lower in older age groups" (206)
Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"The rate of reported cases of chlamydia among women of all ages in the United States increased 37 percent between 2002 and 2013, from 455.4 to 623.1 cases per 100,000" (197)
Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, ISTD-DATA-3

"In the nation overall in 2010, there were 9,500 new diagnoses of HIV among female adolescents and adults; in 2011, there were 8,102 new AIDS diagnoses among adolescent and adult women (Kaiser Family Foundation 2014). Young women (aged 25–34) comprise the largest share of new HIV infections among women (29 percent), followed by women aged 35–44 (25 percent) and aged 13–24 (22 percent)" (205)
Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, ISTD-DATA-3

"Nationally, the incidence rate for AIDS among adolescent and adult women was 4.8 per 100,000 in 2012 (Table 6.1) compared with 15.3 per 100,000 among adolescent and adult men (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2015b). The incidence of AIDS has declined from 9.1 per 100,000 women in 2001 to 4.8 per 100,000 in 2012 (IWPR 2004; Table 6.1). The rate for men also declined during this time period" (205)
Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2013, there were 993,348 reported cases of chlamydia among women of all ages in the United States, with the largest number in the South (412,537; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2015c). While approximately 75 percent of women and 50 percent of men with chlamydia do not experience symptoms (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention n.d.), the infection can lead to Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), a common cause of infertility, miscarriage, and ectopic pregnancy" (206)
Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ISTD-DATA-2, ISTD-DATA-3

"Between 2001 and 2012, the incidence of AIDS among adolescent and adult women aged 13 years and older decreased 47 percent nationally, from 9.1 per 100,000 to 4.8 per 100,000" (196)
Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"Among the largest racial and ethnic groups, black women had the highest rate of reported cases of chlamydia in 2013 (1491.7 per 100,000 women), followed by Native American women (1079.2 per 100,000). Asian/Pacific Islander women had the lowest rate at 154.6 cases per 100,000 (Table 6.2), which is nearly ten times lower than the rate among black women" (207)
Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, ISTD-DATA-3

"The rate of AIDS among black women in the United States (27.5 per 100,000) is higher than for any other racial and ethnic group and is nearly six times the rate for all women (4.8 per 100,000). Asian/Pacific Islander and white women have the lowest incidence rates (0.9 and 1.2 per 100,000, respectively; Table 6.2)" (205)
Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3, IMSTD-PRACTICE-1

“Domestic and sexual violence also puts women and girls at higher risk of sexually transmitted infections and HIV (Decker, Silverman, and Raj 2005; Sareen, Pagura, and Grant 2009; Wingood, DiClemente, and Raj 2000). One study analyzing data from ninth through twelfth grade girls participating in the Massachusetts Youth Risk Behavior Surveys found that among girls who have been diagnosed with HIV or another sexually transmitted infection, more than half reported having experienced physical or sexual intimate partner violence. Girls experiencing this violence were 2.6 times more likely than non-abused girls to report an STD diagnosis” (248)
July 6, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

". . . in 2011 the virus affected 28.5 of every 100,000 inhabitants . . . It is noteworthy that the infection is also affecting more women. Although currently 65.5 per cent of cases are among men and 34 per cent among women, since the middle of the 1990s the disparity has been progressively dwindling; in 2011 there was one female case for every 1.5 male cases. For 2011, 8.6 persons per 100,000 inhabitants were reported to have AIDS. AIDS mortality showed a steady rise until 2005, at which point it stabilized. Over the last five years there has been an annual average of 163 deaths. AIDS mortality is much...more
April 20, 2018, 3:05 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"According to the Ministry of Health, out of the 558 people living with HIV/AIDS in the past four years in Fiji since March 2014, about 85 per cent contracted the disease through heterosexual sex. The majority of those living with HIV/AIDS are in most productive age range of 20-29 years" (26).
April 11, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In late 2011, the average prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the country was estimated at 1.1 per cent" (10).
Dec. 26, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1, ISTD-DATA-3

"The law prohibits discrimination against persons with HIV/AIDS in employment and education, but discrimination continued to be common due to ignorance of the law and a lack of mechanisms for ensuring compliance"(25). This refers to total HIV/AIDS prevalance, not that of women specifically (ENB-Coder Comment)
Oct. 26, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"Nepal has around half a million widows. Many lost their husbands during the war or to HIV"(para 13)
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