Nigeria ranks 2nd in world HIV/AIDS prevalence

A recent survey by the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) has sensationally disclosed that Nigeria ranks second in the global HIV/AIDS prevalence rate.

According to the findings, Rivers State has the highest prevalence rate of 15.2%.

The breakdown of the rest of the states and their prevalence rates is 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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