Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Male circumcision programmes in Kenya: lessons from the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey 2007

Zebedee Mwandi, Rebecca Bunnell, Peter Cherutich, Jonathan Mermin, Andrea A Kim, Anthony Gichangi, Patrick Mureithi, Timothy A Kellogg, Tom Oluoch, James Muttunga, Carol Ngare, Evelyn Kim & Reinhard Kaiser

Volume 90, Number 9, September 2012, 642-651

Table 2. Male population aged 15–64 years in Kenya, by province, circumcision status and HIV infection status, 2007

Province No. of m en aged 15–64 yearsa % male circumcision rateb No. of circumcised men aged 15–64 years No. of uncircumcised men aged 15–64 years HIV infection in uncircumcised men aged 15–64 yearsc
No. of uncircumcised, HIV-infected men aged 15–64 years Uncircumcised, HIV-uninfected men aged 15–64 years
No. of HIV-infected men/ total no.d % (95% CI) No. Uncertainty bounde
Nairobi 1 009 000 83.2 839 488 169 512 21/122 20.2 (12.8–27.5) 34 241 135 271 122 896–147 814
Central 1 160 000 95.5 1 107 800 52 200 0/43 0 (NA) 0 NA NA
Coast 759 000 97.0 736 230 22 770 5/24 15.3 (6.9–23.6) 3 461 19 309 17 396–21 199
Eastern 1 380 000 96.3 1 328 940 51 060 1/49 0.9 (0.0–2.6) 511 50 549 49 732–51 060
North-Eastern 361 000 97.3 351 253 9 747 1/9 7.2 (0.0–18.5) 692 9 055 7 944–9 747
Nyanza 1 408 000 48.2 678 656 729 344 96/501 17.3 (13.3–21.2) 127 635 601 709 572 535–632 341
Rift Valley 2 242 000 88.7 1 988 654 253 346 12/112 7.0 (2.0–11.9) 17 658 235 688 223 198–248 279
Western 1 000 000 87.8 878 000 122 000 8/119 6.8 (2.0–11.6) 8 308 113 692 107 848–119 560
Total 9 319 000 85.0 7 909 021 1 409 997 144/979 13.2 (10.8–15.7) 186 120 1 223 877 1 188 627–1 257 717

CI, confidence interval; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; NA, not applicable.

a Estimated using data from the Kenyan 1999 Population and Household Census.

b Derived from the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey 2007.

c Derived from the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey 2007.

d The number of HIV-infected, uncircumcised men and the total number of uncircumcised men were those included in the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey 2007 for each province.

e The uncertainty bounds were based on the 95% confidence intervals from the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey 2007.