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Thursday, 7 September 2017

HIV/AIDS PREVALENCE: Nigeria ranked 2nd in the World (SEE STATES and RANKINGS)




HIV/AIDS PREVALENCE: Nigeria ranked 2nd in the World (SEE STATES and RANKINGS)

A recent research by the National Agency for the Control of Aids, (NACA), has disclosed that Nigeria has a high prevalence of HIV/AIDS infection and has been rated the second country with people living with the infection in the world.

According to the research findings, Rivers state has the highest prevalence at 15.2%.

The breakdown of the rest states in Nigeria are listed below:


Taraba  10.5%
 Kaduna 9.2%
 Nasarawa 8.1%
 FCT 7.5%
 Akwa Ibom 6.5%
 Sokoto 6.4%
 Oyo 5.6%
 Benue 5.6%
 Yobe 5.3%
 Cross River 4.4%
 Ondo 4.3%
 Gombe 3.4%
 Abia 3.3%
 Bayelsa 2.7%
 Osun 2.6%
 Imo 2.5%
 Borno 2.4%
 Plateau 2.3%
 Lagos 2.2%
 Jigawa 2.1%
 Adamawa 1.9%
 Kogi 1.4%
 Kwara 1.4%
 Kano 1.3%
 Enugu 1.3%
 Niger 1.2%
 Anambra 1.2%
 Ebonyi 0.9%
 Edo 0.8%
 Kebbi 0.8%
 Delta 0.7%
 Bauchi 0.6%
 Ogun 0.6%
 Zamfara 0.4%
 Ekiti 0.2%





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