TABLE 1: 

Percentage of pregnant women testing HIV positive by sentinel site in the 1990s

 

URBAN SITES

 

 

 

 

PERI-URBAN (P) & RURAL (R) SITES

 

 

Site

1990

1993

1996

1998

Average

Site

District

1994

1995

1997

 

Busia

17

22

28

29*

24

Chulaimbo(R)

Kisumu

49

22

27*

 

Garissa

5

4

5

8*

6

Kaplong (R)

Bomet

N/A

4*

6

 

Kakamega

5

9

10

16

10

Karurumo(R)

Embu

2

10

27

 

Kisii

2

2

16

16*

9

Maragua(P)

Muranga

7

13

11

 

Kisumu

19

20

27

29

24

Mbale (P)

Vihiga

12

11

16

 

Kitale

3

7

2

18

8

Mosoriot (R)

UasinGishu

2

12

9

 

Kitui

1

7

4

10

6

Motomo(R)

Kitui

0

5

6*

 

Meru

3

2

15

23

11

Njambini

Nyeri

N/A

N/A

4

 

Mombasa

10

16

12

17*

14

Tiwi (P)

Kwale

12

24

N/A

 

Nairobi**

6

16

16

16

14

*1996 data

 

 

 

 

 

Nakuru

10

22

27

26

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nyeri

3

3

9

17

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thika

2

27

13

34

19

 

 

 

 

 

 

*1997 data

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

** Data for Nairobi from University of Nairobi Study clinics [Jackson (1999)]

 

 

 

 

Source: National AIDS/STDs Control Programme and Ministry of Health, (1999), AIDS in Kenya