Table 2

Gender and Age Distribution of Patients on HAART in Selected Southern Africa

Country

Authors

Period

Study Site

Number of patients on ARVs

Males (%)

Females (%)

Female :ratio

Mean/Median Age in Yrs


Botswana

Ndwapi et al [15]

2002

Gaberone

306

135 (44%)

171 (56%)

1.3

36.8

Wester et al [16]

1999–2004

Gaberone

153

62 (41%)

91 (59%)

1.5

36

Bisson et al [17]

1999–2004

Gaberone

305

129 (42%)

175 (58%)

1.4

37

Malawi

Hosseinipour et al [18]

2003

Lilongwe

141

67 (48%)

74 (52%)

1.1

38.5

van Oosterhaut et al [19]

2003

Blantyre

176

80 (40%)

96 (55)

1.2

39

Zachariah et al [20]

2003–05

Thyolo

1634

572 (35%)

1062 (65)

1.9

33

Ferradini et al [21]

2001–03

Chiradzulu

1308

481 (36%)

827 (64%)

1.7

34.9

Hosseinipour et al [22]

2001–03

Lilongwe

625

376 (51.5%)

354 (48.5)

0.9

38

Bonnet et al [23]

2001–03

Chiradzulu

1033

367 (35.5%)

666 (64.5%)

1.8

35

Libamba et al [24]

2001–05

Malawi

13183

5274 (40%)

7909 (60%)

1.5

Not specified

Phiri and Boxshall [25]

2001–05

Malawi

35841

14819 (35.6%)

23021 (64.4%)

1.6

33

Malawi MoH [26]

2001–06

National

46,702

18213 (39%)

28,488(61%)

1.6

Not specified

Mozambique

Palombi et al [27]

2002–3

Machava

802

292 (36.4%)

510 (63.6%)

1.7

Not specified

South Africa

Stewart & oveday [28]

1999–04

National

8149

2824 (35%)

5325 (65%)

1.9

Not specified

Coetzee et al [29]

2001–2

Khayelitsha

287

86 (30%)

201 (70%)

2.3

Not specified

Hassan and Bosch [30]

2001–04

Eastern Cape

4147

1499 (36.1%)

2648 (63.9%)

1.8

Not specified

Hassan and Bosch [30]

2001–05

Northern Cape

3156

1005 (31.8%)

2151 (68.2%)

1.5

Not specified

Swaziland

Ericsdotter [31]

2003–05

Mbabane

4800

2688 (56%)

2112 (44%)

0.8

Not specified

Tanzania

TACAIDS [32]

2004–6

National

12000

< 50%

> 50%

> 1

Not specified

Zambia

Stringer et al [33]

2004–05

Lusaka

21755

8109 (37%)

13646 (63%)

1.7

35

Sinkala et al [34]

2004–05

Lusaka

22121

11691 (51.7%)

10691 (48.3%)

1.1

35

Ministry of Health [35]

2002–05

National

3982

1638 (41%)

2344 (59%)

1.4

not specified


Muula et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:63   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-63

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