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Table 1 Year-specific distribution of proportions of HIV seropositive migrant workers entering Kuwait: 1997–2006

From: Spectral analysis of HIV seropositivity among migrant workers entering Kuwait

Year Total tested No. positive No. Positive (per 100, 000) 95% confidence interval
1997 161682 40 25 18 – 34
1998 163326 51 31 24 – 41
1999 177129 31 18 12 – 25
2000 130984 30 23 16 – 33
2001 178472 21 12 7 – 18
2002 221566 46 21 16 – 28
2003 254608 29 11 8 – 16
2004 327216 66 20 16 – 26
2005 356983 77 22 17 – 27
2006 356616 103 29 24 – 35
  1. Overall prevalence (per 100,000) of HIV seropositive migrant workers = 21 (494/2328582); (95% Cl: 19 – 23) (or 0.021%)