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Table 3 Prevalence ratio of HIV infection among MSM compared with that among men in the general population in countries in sub-Saharan Africa by region, prevalence level and type of epidemic

From: Comparison of the prevalence rates of HIV infection between men who have sex with men (MSM) and men in the general population in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

ParametersDifferent levelsNumber of countriesPR*[95% CI M-H random]p value
 Western and Central814.47 [9.90–21.13]< 0.00001
Eastern43.39 [2.27–5.08]< 0.00001
Southern51.24 [0.91–1.69]0.17