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Table 2 Weighted response rates and HIV prevalence among women and men 15–49 years, 2001–2002 ZDHS.

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

Residence Number eligible for HIV test Percent tested Percent that refused Percent absent Percent HIV positive [95% confidence intervals] Women to men HIV prevalence ratio
  Women Men Women Men Women Men Women Men Women† Men† ratio
Urban            
15–19 210 206 80.8 74.8 12.3 13.6 6.9 11.7 8.8 [5.5–14.3] 2.2 [0.6–9.2] 4.0
20–24 197 173 69.9 73.4 22.7 11.0 7.4 15.6 22.8 [16.6–30.2] 4.9 [2.0–11.1] 4.7
25–29 175 159 76.4 66.7 14.8 16.4 8.7 17.0 38.3 [30.2–47.2] 24.2 [16.1–34.3] 1.6
30–39 178 289 75.7 66.4 14.0 15.6 10.2 18.0 41.7 [33.6–50.2] 34.0 [26.7–42.4] 1.2
40–49 90 137 73.2 59.1 18.7 21.9 8.1 19.0 25.3 [16.7–36.3] 28.4[17.8–1.59 0.9
Total 850 964 75.3 68.5 16.5 15.4 8.2 16.2 26.2{27.4} [23.0–29.8] 19.2{16.6} [15.9–23.1] 1.4
Rural            
15–19 433 339 70.7 70.2 20.3 18.6 9.0 11.2 4.6 [2.8–7.9] 1.7 [0.7–3.4] 2.7
20–24 361 218 80.1 72.5 12.5 13.8 7.5 13.8 11.8 [8.5–16.5] 4.2 [1.8–8.7] 2.8
25–29 287 247 76.7 77.7 18.1 13.4 5.2 8.9 15.3 [11.2–20.8] 9.6 [6.0–14.7] 1.6
30–39 388 382 82.5 77.0 13.4 11.5 4.1 11.5 18.4 [14.4–23.1] 12.5[9.0–16.99 1.5
40–49 212 278 77.4 77.0 17.0 12.2 5.7 10.8 11.3 [7.4–16.4] 16.7 [11.7–23.6] 0.7
Total 1681 1464 77.3 74.9 16.2 13.9 6.5 11.2 12.3{12.1} [10.6–14.3] 9.0{8.0} [7.3–10.8] 1.4
Total            
15–19 693 545 74.5 72.1 17.3 16.7 8.2 11.2 6.6 [4.6–9.3] 1.9 [0.9–4.0] 3.5
20–24 644 391 75.5 72.9 16.9 12.5 7.6 14.6 16.3 [12.9–20.3] 4.5 [2.5–7.8] 3.6
25–29 517 406 76.4 73.4 16.8 14.5 6.8 12.1 25.1 [20.7–30.1] 15.1 [11.1–20.0] 1.7
30–39 623 671 79.9 72.4 13.6 13.3 6.4 14.3 26.4 [22.5–30.9] 21.4 [17.5–25.8] 1.2
40–49 334 414 76.0 71.3 17.4 15.2 6.6 13.5 15.7 [11.7–20.6] 20.4 [15.4–26.6] 0.8
Total 2811 2427 76.4 72.4 16.3 14.5 7.2 13.1 17.8{17.5} [16.1–19.6] 13.0{11.9} [11.2–14.8] 1.4
  1. † Figures in {} are standardized for the 2000 census population age