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Table 4 Adult general population HIV prevalence estimates by province from 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*
Central 71 234 15.4 [12.6–18.6] 25.4 [18.9–34.0] 12.4 [9.4–15.7]
Copperbelt 627 148 19.9 [16.6–23.8] 22.3 [18.5–26.8] 9.5 [5.0–17.4]
Eastern 59 411 13.8 [10.6–17.6] 20.3 [11.6–34.5] 12.7 [9.5–16.8]
Luapula 42 257 11.3 [8.2–15.2] 21.4 [12.3–36.4] 9.3 [6.5–13.5]
Lusaka 447 112 22.0 [18.3–26.2] 23.3 [19.1–28.1] 17.0 [10.3–26.6]
Northern 86 431 8.3 [6.3–10.8] 25.6 [17.7–34.8] 4.9 [3.3–7.2]
North-Western 24 142 9.0 [6.8–12.3] 16.7 [9.9–28.8] 7.7 [5.4–11.0]
Southern 87 321 17.6 [14.1–21.8] 21.8 [14.1–31.8] 16.5 [12.8–21.2]
Western 38 267 13.1 [9.6–17.6] 34.2 [19.5–50.8] 10.1 [7.0–14.7]
Zambia 1481 2323 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
Central 497 525 23.8(25.2) [22.4–25.2] 28.8 [26.3–31.3] 21.9 [20.1–23.7]
Copperbelt 994 393 20.1(19.0) [19.1–21.1] 22.7 [21.3–24.1] 9.7 [8.8–10.6]
Eastern 450 523 11.9(18.0) [11.2–12.6] 27.1 [24.6–29.6] 10.1 [9.3–10.9]
Luapula 495 802 16.8(17.2) [15.9–17.7] 22.2 [20.3–24.1] 14.1 [13.2–15.0]
Lusaka 2942 - 27.2(27.2) [26.2–28.2] 27.2 [26.2–28.2] -
Northern 519 520 8.5(12.5) [8.0–9.0] 18.3 [16.8–19.8] 6.7 [6.2–7.2]
North-Western 495 878 8.8(10.0) [8.4–9.2] 13.5 [12.4–14.6] 8.0 [7.5–8.5]
Southern 519 520 13.6(19.6) [12.8–14.4] 31.6 [28.9–34.3] 7.7 [7.1–8.3]
Western 494 423 16.8(23.8) [15.7–17.9] 31.8 [29.0–34.6] 14.4 [13.1–15.7]
Zambia 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 accounts for the slight differences with figures in Table 3.
  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