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Table 3 General population HIV prevalence estimates by age from the 2001–2002 ZDHS and ANC SS

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

Survey/Province Number with HIV test results* Percentage with HIV [95% confidence intervals]
  Urban Rural Total Urban Rural
2001–2002 ZDHS Women and men*
15–19 349 514 4.6 [3.3–6.3] 6.6 [4.1–10.2] 3.3 [2.1–5.1]
20–24 321 431 11.4 [9.2–14.1] 15.0 [11.0–19.8] 8.8 [6.5–12.0]
25–29 274 407 20.4 [17.3–23.9] 32.1 [26.1–38.7] 12.5 [9.6–16.1]
30–39 369 601 23.9 [21.1–27.0] 37.7 [32.0–43.5] 15.5 [12.8–18.7]
40–49 171 369 18.0 [14.6–21.7] 26.9 [19.7–35.0] 13.8 [10.6–17.9]
Total 1484 2322 15.6{15.1} [14.4–16.9] 23.2{22.8} [20.7–25.6] 10.8{10.3} [9.6–12.1]
2001–2002 ANC women
15–19 1767 1157 11.1(13.2) [10.7–1.5] 16.9 [16.1–17.7] 7.6 [7.2–8.0]
20–24 2606 1430 17.6(20.7) [17.1–8.1] 25.0 [24.1–25.9] 12.7 [12.1–13.3]
25–29 1686 949 22.7(26.9) [21.9–3.5] 33.3 [31.7–34.9] 15.6 [14.6–16.6]
30–39 1251 934 17.4(20.9) [16.7–18.1] 28.7 [27.1–30.3] 10.4 [9.8–11.0]
40–49 95 114 10.6(11.0) [9.2–12.0] 13.7 [11.0–16.4] 8.8 [7.3–10.3]
Total 7405 4584 16.9(20.1) [16.6–17.2] 25.4 [24.8–26.0] 11.5 [11.2–11.8]
  1. *Use of weights caused slight differences with figures in Table 1 and Table 4.
  2. Totals in () are unadjusted for the urban-rural distribution of the total population of women and men aged 15–49 years from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing.
  3. Figures in {} are standardized for the 2000 census population five year age group distribution for adults aged 15–49 years old