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HIV/AIDS Prevalence: Nigeria ranks second globally (See details with States)

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HIV/AIDS Prevalence: Nigeria ranks second globally (See details with States)

By Halimat Mohammed

Recent research has revealed that there is high prevalence of HIV/AIDS infection and Nigeria has been rated second country with people living with the infection in the world.

 According to the survey released by the National Agency for the Control of Aids, (NACA), below is the statistic/breakdown across Nigeria.

Rivers 15.2%

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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