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Table 1 Difference in HIV prevalence between respondents and non-respondents that could change 2001–2002 ZDHS estimates

From: Reducing uncertainties in global HIV prevalence estimates: the case of Zambia

Province Total women and men eligible for an HIV Test Percentage of women and men with test results HIV prevalence estimated from tested women and men Minimum percent difference in prevalence between respondents and non- respondents that significantly changes total prevalence estimated from respondents Minimum significant change in estimated prevalence if it was different by the minimum percentage between respondents and non-respondents HIV prevalence if prevalence was higher by the stated minimum percentage among non-respondent women and men
Central 402 75.9 15.4 157 5.8 [0.1–11.5] 21.2
Copperbelt 1052 73.7 19.9 74 3.9 [0.1–7.7] 23.8
Eastern 714 65.8 13.8 91 4.3 [0.1–8.5] 18.1
Luapula 359 83.3 11.3 283 5.4 [0.1–10.7] 16.7
Lusaka 778 71.9 22.0 76 4.7 [0.1–9.3] 26.7
Northern 698 74.1 8.3 159 3.4 [0.1–6.8] 11.7
North-Western 223 74.4 9.0 289 6.6 [0.1–13.0] 15.6
Southern 489 83.4 17.6 186 5.4 [0.1–10.6] 23.0
Western 425 71.8 13.1 146 5.4 [0.1–10.7] 18.5
Zambia 5140 74.0 15.6 41 1.7 [0.1–3.2] 17.3
  1. *Use of weights causes slight differences with figures in Table 3