Table 1

 HIV prevalence 2000–2004 ANC and 2001/2002 YAS for all age groups, and for age group 15–24 years by province and residence

ANC survey year*YAS 2001/2002†
2000 n = 61212001 n = 67902002 n = 69422004 n = 7123Females n = 6671Males n = 7662
*HIV prevalence determined using the Genscreen HIV test.
†HIV prevalence determined using a parallel HIV testing algorithm.
‡The ANC Survey HIV prevalence was based a limited number of data from each province and are not necessarily representative of HIV prevalence in the province population.
§The definition of residence was different in the ANC and the YAS.
ANC, antenatal clinic; YAS, Young Adult Survey.
All age groups (years)
    15–1924.919.519.113.710.62.1
    20–2431.828.929.024.026.19.2
    25–2936.936.638.530.834.724.4
    30–3441.740.137.530.4
    35–3929.531.036.428.2
    40–4414.622.224.117.7
    Overall32.129.529.623.921.810.3
Age group 15–24 years
    By province‡
        Manicaland24.416.916.815.115.55.5
        Mashonaland East35.928.127.919.811.42.4
        Mashonaland Central26.020.024.214.919.54.9
        Mashonaland West32.130.822.423.417.94.7
        Matebeleland North33.527.925.820.615.88.8
        Matebeleland South32.232.533.723.033.67.0
        Masvingo27.220.828.424.613.62.0
        Midlands46.020.421.022.414.03.6
        Harare21.229.822.618.619.05.6
        Chitungwiza24.326.827.821.3
        Bulawayo28.223.323.916.516.74.5
        Overall29.125.225.020.117.45.0
    By residence§
        Urban30.225.324.520.118.35.1
        Rural28.120.922.818.816.84.9
        Other32.230.628.921.6