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By the numbers: a look at AIDS region by region
Significant progress has been made in slowing the spread of the AIDS virus worldwide. However, roughly 34 million are living with HIV and nearly 8 million of those people are still waiting for treatment in poor nations.
UNAIDS numbers from 2011 offer a global snapshot region-by-region. The first number is for HIV prevalence, the second is the number living with HIV, and the final number is deaths from AIDS-related causes:
Sub-Saharan Africa: 4.8 percent, 23.5 million, 1.2 million
South and Southeast Asia: 0.3 percent, 4.2 million, 270,000
East Asia: 0.1 percent, 830,000, 60,000
Eastern Europe and Central Asia: 1 percent, 1.5 million, 90,000
Western and Central Europe: 0.2 percent, 860,000, 9,300
Middle East and North Africa: 0.2 percent, 330,000, 25,000
North America: 0.6 percent, 1.4 million, 20,000
Caribbean: 1 percent, 230,000, 10,000
Central and South America: 0.4 percent, 1.4 million, 57,000
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