Table 1

Incidence HIV infections in one year - Malawi using a modified model - the baseline rates

Risk category

Incident cases

Incidence %

Incidence per 100,000

Incidence rate %


Single stable heterosexual partner

34,673

36.7

1,609

1.6

Partners of higher risk heterosexual sex

25,023

26.5

3,148

3.1

Partners of clients of sex workers

16,978

18.0

4,256

4.3

Multiple partner and pre-marital (higher risk) sex

15,414

16.3

1,434

1.4

Clients of female sex workers

1,695

1.8

318

0.3

Medical injections

368

0.4

6

0.0

Blood transfusions

139

0.1

455

0.5

Men who have Sex with Men (MSM)

113

0.1

3,702

3.7

Female sex workers

38

0.0

79

0.1

Female partners of MSM

14

0.0

949

0.9

No risk

0

0.0

0

0.0

Injecting Drug Use (IDU)

0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Partners IDU

0

0.0

0

0.0

TOTAL ADULT POPULATION

94,454

1,551

1.6


Maleta and Bowie BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:243   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-243

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