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Country vs country: Switzerland and United States compared: Health > HIV AIDS stats

Definitions

  • Adult prevalence rate: An estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
  • People living with HIV AIDS: An estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS.
  • People living with HIV AIDS > Per capita: An estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • People living with HIV AIDS per 1000: An estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Women living with aids 15-49: People living with HIV/AIDS, women (age 15-49)
STAT Switzerland United States HISTORY
Adult prevalence rate 0.4%
Ranked 69th.
0.6%
Ranked 62nd. 50% more than Switzerland

People living with HIV AIDS 18,000
Ranked 79th.
1.2 million
Ranked 8th. 67 times more than Switzerland

People living with HIV AIDS > Per capita 1.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 72nd.
3.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th. 82% more than Switzerland

People living with HIV AIDS per 1000 2.32
Ranked 76th.
3.91
Ranked 61st. 68% more than Switzerland

Women living with aids 15-49 0.5
Ranked 58th.
0.61
Ranked 54th. 22% more than Switzerland

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations, Demographic Yearbook, 1997

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