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Table 1 Characteristics of the six catchment areas studied

From: Population uptake of antiretroviral treatment through primary care in rural South Africa

  Catchment Population Total patients actively on ART Estimated number of residents receiving ART HIV Prevalence Residents (%) Estimated Residents HIV+ Estimated percentage (95% CI)
residents on ART
1 Rural 90 62 17.3 250 24.7 (19.9 - 29.5)
2 Rural 187 129 15.1 463 27.7 (24.1 - 31.3)
3 Urban/peri-urban 1063 732 26.7 3372 21.6 (20.4 to 22.9)
4 Rural 171 118 19.3 504 23.2 (20.0 - 26.6)
5 Peri-urban 488 336 23.1 1831 18.3 (16.7 - 19.9)
6 Peri-urban/rural 413 284 18.3 1475 19.2 (17.4 - 21.0)
Total   2412 1660 22.1 7895 21.0 (20.2 - 21.8)