The table shows the percentage of respondents age 15-49 who are infected with HIV. The overall HIV prevalence among all women and men tested in the 2013 GDHS is 1.9 percent. The HIV prevalence
among women is 2.1 percent, as compared with 1.7 percent among men. In general, HIV prevalence increases with age among both women and men, peaking at 5.9 percent in the 35-39 age group.

HIV Prevalence by Age

Background characteristic by AgeWomen Percentage HIV positiveMen Percentage HIV positiveTotal Percentage HIV positive
15-190.40.30.4
20-240.30.00.1
25-292.50.61.7
30-342.53.93.1
35-395.95.95.9
40-443.43.24.1
45-493.42.73.1
50-59na3.3na
Source: DHS 2013
{"name":"Women Percentage HIV positive","data":[0.4,0.3,2.5,2.5,5.9,3.4,3.4,0]}|{"name":"Men Percentage HIV positive","data":[0.3,0,0.6,3.9,5.9,3.2,2.7,3.3]}|{"name":"Total Percentage HIV positive","data":[0.4,0.1,1.7,3.1,5.9,4.1,3.1,0]}
{"name":"Women Percentage HIV positive","data":[{ name: '15-19', y: 0.4},{ name: '20-24', y: 0.3},{ name: '25-29', y: 2.5},{ name: '30-34', y: 2.5},{ name: '35-39', y: 5.9},{ name: '40-44', y: 3.4},{ name: '45-49', y: 3.4},{ name: '50-59', y: 0}]}|{"name":"Men Percentage HIV positive","data":[{ name: '15-19', y: 0.3},{ name: '20-24', y: 0},{ name: '25-29', y: 0.6},{ name: '30-34', y: 3.9},{ name: '35-39', y: 5.9},{ name: '40-44', y: 3.2},{ name: '45-49', y: 2.7},{ name: '50-59', y: 3.3}]}|{"name":"Total Percentage HIV positive","data":[{ name: '15-19', y: 0.4},{ name: '20-24', y: 0.1},{ name: '25-29', y: 1.7},{ name: '30-34', y: 3.1},{ name: '35-39', y: 5.9},{ name: '40-44', y: 4.1},{ name: '45-49', y: 3.1},{ name: '50-59', y: 0}]}
15-19|20-24|25-29|30-34|35-39|40-44|45-49|50-59

HIV Prevalence by Age

Background characteristic by AgeWomen Percentage HIV positiveMen Percentage HIV positiveTotal Percentage HIV positive
Total 15-492.11.71.9
Total 15-59na1.8na
Source: DHS 2013
{"name":"Women Percentage HIV positive","data":[2.1,0]}|{"name":"Men Percentage HIV positive","data":[1.7,1.8]}|{"name":"Total Percentage HIV positive","data":[1.9,0]}
{"name":"Women Percentage HIV positive","data":[{ name: 'Total 15-49', y: 2.1},{ name: 'Total 15-59', y: 0}]}|{"name":"Men Percentage HIV positive","data":[{ name: 'Total 15-49', y: 1.7},{ name: 'Total 15-59', y: 1.8}]}|{"name":"Total Percentage HIV positive","data":[{ name: 'Total 15-49', y: 1.9},{ name: 'Total 15-59', y: 0}]}
Total 15-49|Total 15-59
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HIV Prevalence by Age
  • Source: DHS 2013
HIV Prevalence by Age
  • Source: DHS 2013
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