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Table 5 Comparison of HIV prevalence according to 2011 ANC and 2011/12 THMIS data by region, Tanzania 2011/12

From: Prevalence of HIV and syphilis infections among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in Tanzania, 2011

Region 2011 ANC HIV prevalence 2011–12 THMIS HIV prevalence*
Total Positive Prevalence (%) Women Men Total
Prevalence Number Prevalence Number Prevalence Number
Arusha 2812 80 2.84 3.9 290 2.3 245 3.2 535
Coast 1848 131 7.09 9.2 187 2.1 159 5.9 346
Dar es salaam 3780 230 6.08 8.2 962 5.3 802 6.9 1764
Dodoma 1789 35 1.96 2.1 373 3.7 332 2.7 705
Iringa 1221 181 14.82 10.9 183 6.9 145 9.1 328
Kagera 1533 70 4.57 5.5 399 4.1 355 4.8 754
Kigoma 1293 17 1.31 4.5 405 2.0 305 3.4 270
Kilimanjaro 1269 40 3.15 4.9 343 2.2 244 3.8 587
Lindi 1071 58 5.42 4.3 167 1.1 123 2.9 290
Manyara 1879 45 2.39 2.7 232 0.3 227 1.5 459
Mara 1255 53 4.22 5.2 385 3.5 321 4.5 706
Mbeya 2563 290 11.31 11.0 619 6.7 538 9.0 1157
Morogoro 1576 88 5.58 5.3 352 2.1 322 3.8 674
Mtwara 867 48 5.54 6.0 333 1.5 237 4.1 570
Mwanza 2969 126 4.24 4.7 509 3.7 411 4.2 920
Rukwa 2033 170 8.36 6.8 164 5.5 131 6.2 295
Ruvuma 1651 122 7.39 9.1 619 4.1 441 7.1 1061
Shinyanga 3385 195 5.76 8.1 368 6.6 313 7.4 681
Singida 1429 70 4.9 4.5 370 1.8 320 3.3 690
Tabora 1877 89 4.74 5.8 383 4.5 390 5.1 774
Tanga 1598 76 4.76 3.5 508 0.7 325 2.4 833
Total 39,698 2214 5.58 6.2 9756 3.8 7989 5.1 17, 745
  1. *95 % CI for THMS were not available