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Table 1 Decline in HIV prevalence rates, 1993–2002. Selected sentinel sites, Uganda.

From: AIDS, conflict and the media in Africa: risks in reporting bad data badly

    HIV Prevalence   
Site District Urban/ rural* 1993 1998 2002 % change (2002/1993) % change (2002/1998)
Nsambya Kampala TC Urban 26.6 13.4 8.5 50.4% 63.4%
Rubaga Kampala TC Urban 24.4 14.2 8.1 58.2% 57.0%
Mbarara Mbarara Urban 18.1 10.9 10.8 60.2% 99.1%
Jinja Jinja Urban 16.7 10.5 5 62.9% 47.6%
Tororo Tororo Rural 11.3 10.5 6.3 92.9% 60.0%
Mbale Mbale Urban 8.7 6.3 5.9 72.4% 93.7%
Soroti Soroti Rural 9.1 7.7 4.6 84.6% 59.7%
Matany Moroto Rural 2.8 1.3 0.7 46.4% 53.8%
Mutolere Kisoro Rural 4.2 2.5 1.5 59.5% 60.0%
Gulu Gulu Urban 27.0 12.8 11.9 47.4% 93.0%
  1. * Urban population defined as >50,000 persons and rural population as <50,000 persons Source: adapted from [19]