Comparison of HIV Prevalence Estimates for Zimbabwe from Antenatal Clinic Surveillance (2006) and the 2005–06 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey

@inproceedings{Gonese2010ComparisonOH,
  title={Comparison of HIV Prevalence Estimates for Zimbabwe from Antenatal Clinic Surveillance (2006) and the 2005–06 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey},
  author={Elizabeth Gonese and Janet Dzangare and S Gregson and Nicholas Jonga and Owen M. Mugurungi and Vinod Mishra},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess whether HIV surveillance data from pregnant women attending antenatal care (ANC) clinics in Zimbabwe represent infection levels in the general population. METHODS HIV prevalence estimates from ANC surveillance sites in 2006 were compared with estimates from the corresponding Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey 2005-06 (ZDHS) clusters using geographic information systems. RESULTS The ANC HIV prevalence estimate (17.9%, 95% CI 17.0%-18.8%) was similar to the ZDHS… CONTINUE READING
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