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Table 4 Prevalence of TTIs among blood donors according regional location

From: Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, syphilis, hepatitis B and C in blood donations in Namibia

  Number of donations positive and percentage
Region Total sample HIV Syphilis HBsAg HCV
  No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Erongo 4454 17 (0.4) 9 (0.2) 25 (0.6) 2 (0.04)
Hardap 789 0 (0.0) 1 (0.1) 3 (0.4) 1 (0.13)
Karas 668 1 (0.1) 2 (0.3) 10 (1.5) 1 (0.15)
Khomas 15276 45 (0.3) 45 (0.3) 66 (0.4) 19 (0.12)
Kunene 202 0 (0.0) 1 (0.5) 2 (1.0) 0 (0.00)
Omaheke 447 0 (0.0) 3 (0.7) 7 (1.6) 0 (0.00)
Oshana 250 1 (0.1) 5 (2.0) 6 (2.4) 0 (0.00)
Oshikoto 746 6 (0.8) 0 (0.0) 10 (1.3) 1 (0.13)
Otjozondjupa 1929 5 (0.3) 9 (0.5) 11 (0.6) 2 (0.10)
Total 24761 75 (0.3) 75 (0.3) 140 (0.6) 26 (0.1)