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  • 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.
  • Deaths: An estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
  • Deaths > Per capita: An estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Deaths per 1000: An estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 China United States HISTORY
Adult prevalence rate 0.1%
Ranked 114th.
0.6%
Ranked 62nd. 6 times more than China

Deaths 26,000
Ranked 14th. 53% more than United States
17,000
Ranked 18th.

Deaths > Per capita 0.034 per 1,000 people
Ranked 68th.
0.048 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 41% more than China

Deaths per 1000 0.0195
Ranked 65th.
0.0554
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than China

People living with HIV AIDS 740,000
Ranked 13th.
1.2 million
Ranked 8th. 62% more than China

People living with HIV AIDS > Per capita 0.652 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th.
3.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th. 5 times more than China

People living with HIV AIDS per 1000 0.556
Ranked 116th.
3.91
Ranked 61st. 7 times more than China

Women living with aids 15-49 0.11
Ranked 92nd.
0.61
Ranked 54th. 6 times more than China

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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