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Table 2 New injectors, HIV prevalence and estimated incidence among new injectors (persons injecting less than 3 years) among surveys of IDUs in Tallinn, Estonia in 2005, 2007 and 2009

From: Expanded syringe exchange programs and reduced HIV infection among new injection drug users in Tallinn, Estonia

  The proportion of new injectors * HIV prevalence ** HIV incidence per 100 PY ***
Year New All % HIV+ % 95% CI   95% CI
2005 73 350 20,9% 25 34,2% 22.2-50.6% 20,9 13.5-30.8
2007 57 350 16,3% 22 38,6% 24.2-58.4% 26,5 16.6-40.1
2009 38 327 11,6% 6 15,8% 5.8-34.4% 9,0 3.3-19.6
  1. * for changes of the period p = 0.005 (Chi-squared Test); ** for changes of the period p = 0.046 (Fisher Exact test); *** for changes of the period p = 0.026 (Chi-squared Test)