Bulletin of the World Health Organization

An estimate of the global prevalence and incidence of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection

Katharine J Looker, Geoffrey P Garnett, George P Schmid

Volume 86, Number 10, October 2008, 805-812

Table 5. Regional estimates of the incidence of the herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among females, in 2003

Region Regional incidence in thousands, by age
15–19 years 20–24 years 25–29 years 30–34 years 35–39 years 40–44 years 45–49 years Total
North America 157 123 97 82 72 62 48 641
Latin America and the Caribbean 475 375 287 215 162 119 82 1714
North Africa and the Middle East 170 101 55 30 17 10 5 388
Sub-Saharan Africa 1528 907 513 285 162 96 57 3547
Western Europe 120 83 60 45 32 21 12 373
Eastern Europe and central Asia 389 191 92 43 22 12 6 755
Eastern Asia 503 418 441 503 457 344 290 2957
Japan 25 2 0.2 0 0 0 0 28
Pacific 5 4 3 2 2 1 0.7 17
South Asia 574 242 10 44 19 8 3 991
South-east Asia 327 272 217 174 137 103 76 1305
Australia and New Zealand 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 41
[an error occurred while processing this directive]