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Mother-to-Infant HIV Transmission - Statistical Graphs

July 12, 1999

 
Source: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

Estimated number of children (<15 years) newly infected with HIV during 1998; North America <500, Caribbean 3000, Latin America 5000, Western Europe <500, North Africa & Middle East 2000, Sub-Saharan Africa 530000, Eastern Europe & Central Asia 500, South & South-East Asia 55000, East Asia & Pacific 1500, Australia & New Zealand <100; Total 590000
Source: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

Estimated deaths of children (<15 years) due to HIV/AIDS from the beginning of the epidemic to end 1998; North America 5000, Caribbean 16000, Latin America 23000, Western Europe 2900, North Africa & Middle East 5000, Sub-Saharan Africa 3 million, Eastern Europe & Central Asia 4500, South & South-East Asia 140000, East Asia & Pacific 1700, Australia & New Zealand <100; Total 3.2 million
Source: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

Adults and children estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS as of end 1998; North America 890000, Caribbean 330000, Latin America 1.4 million, Western Europe 500000, North Africa & Middle East 210000, Sub-Saharan Africa 22.5 million, Eastern Europe & Central Asia 270000, South & South-East Asia 6.7 million, East Asia & Pacific 560000, Australia & New Zealand 12000; Total 33.4 million
Source: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

Perinatally Aquired AIDS Cases in the U.S. - Data Reported through March 1999;Number of Cases by Quarter-Year tracked from 1985-1998 rising from less than 50 to a peak of between 200-250 around 1992-1993, and dropping to around 50 by close of 1998
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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Last Updated July 12, 1999

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