Estimates of HIV incidence from household-based prevalence surveys.

  title={Estimates of HIV incidence from household-based prevalence surveys.},
  author={Timothy B Hallett and John Stover and Vinod Mishra and Peter Denis Ghys and S Gregson and Ties Boerma},
  volume={24 1},
OBJECTIVE To estimate HIV incidence in the general population in countries where there have been two recent household-based HIV prevalence surveys (the Dominican Republic, Mali, Niger, Tanzania, and Zambia). METHODS We applied a validated method to estimate HIV incidence using HIV prevalence measurement in two surveys. RESULTS We estimate incidence among men and women aged 15-44 years to be: 0.5/1000 person-years at risk in the Dominican Republic 2002-2007, 1.1/1000 in Mali 2001-2006, 0.6… CONTINUE READING

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