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Table 3 Syphilis data of the ANC surveillance studies conducted in 2001/2002 and 2003/2004

From: Surveillance of HIV and syphilis infections among antenatal clinic attendees in Tanzania-2003/2004

  ANC Surveillance 2003/2004 ANC Surveillance 2001/2002
Region   
Dar es Salaam 5.1% 4.8%
Dodoma 8.4% 6.1%
Kagera 14.9% 9.3%
Kilimanjaro 6.3% 3.0%
Mbeya 6.2% 10.7%
Mtwara 9.1% 10.5%
Kigoma 2.1% ND
Lindi 7.1% ND
Morogoro 12.0% ND
Tanga 3.3% ND
Residence   
Urban 5.8% 5.1%
Semi-urban 6.8% 13.3%
Roadside 16.0% 9.7%
Border 7.0% 13.4%
Rural 10.5% 4.1%
Peak age +35 + 35
Education   
None 9.8% 11.5%
Some education 6.8% 7.5%
Marital status   
Married 7.3% 8.2%
Single 7.8% 8.2%
Overall Prevalence 7.3% 7.2%
  1. ND = No Data