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Adolescent HIV rates (15-24 years)

Full name:
Prevalence of HIV in adolescents and young people (15-24 years old) by sex, UNAIDS estimates
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Unit:
%
Type of measure:
Proportion
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Data source:
Child and adolescent health
Data source notes:

The WHO Europe Child and Adolescent Health Database (CAHD) provides a set of statistics based on indicators related to the health and well-being of children and adolescents. The statistics were collated from a variety of databases as a joint effort between WHO program divisions and collaborating centres and partners. The database was constructed for the purpose of supporting the Child and Adolescent Health and Development Strategy (2015), providing the relevant information for monitoring progress on child and adolescent health indicators in the 53 member states of the WHO European Region. 

Indicator notes:
Source: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS)
Prevalence of HIV refers to the percentage of people ages 15-24 who are infected with HIV. Youth rates are as a percentage of the relevant age group. If the prevalence is less than 0.1 then the upper bound is displayed (0.1);
For further information, please refer to http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/documents/2015/HIV_estimates_with_uncertainty_bounds_1990-2014