Table 2

Summary of characteristics of subpopulations in Jamaica

SubpopulationPopulation estimate >15 years oldAverage time spent in group (years)Prevalence (%)% on first line ART% Male
Female sex workers12000109.05.00.00
Male clients of sex workers4600053.69.41.00
Crack/cocaine users4500105.00.30.5
Prison inmates5000103.31.31.00
Male remaining population802945NA1.3181.00
Female remaining population985217NA1.3450.00
  • * A later recommendation to the estimates process is that turn-over for men who have sex with men (MSM) should be from high-risk to low-risk MSM instead of turning over to the male remaining population.

  • ART, antiretroviral therapy.