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Bahamas, The


Last updated on IDB: June 2009
AIDS mortality explicitly modeled? Yes
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1980 census 1980 Census population adjusted to be consistent with estimated fertility and mortality, smoothed, and moved to midyear. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2000 census 2000 Census population data by sex and single years of age used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2005 vital registration 2005 Registered births by age of mother adjusted for underreporting. 3
Mortality 2005 vital registration 2005 Registered deaths by sex adjusted for underreporting. 3
Migration X X X Net migration assumed to be zero.
Latest HIV prevalence data 2005 HIV surveillance 2005 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. 4
Latest HIV ARV data 2007 official estimate 2007 Official estimates reported to World Health Organization, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and United Nations Children's Fund. 5
X - not applicable.

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 Bahamas Department of Statistics. 1986. Commonwealth of the Bahama Islands, Report of the 1980 Census of Population, Volume 1: Demographic and Social Characteristics. Nassau, Bahamas.
2 Bahamas Department of Statistics. 2000. FAX received.
3 Ministry of Finance, Department of Statistics, Vital Statistics Section. 2008. FAX received, February 6.
4 Caribbean Epidemiology Centre, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization. 2007. Bahamas - Reported AIDS Cases, Deaths, and HIV Testing in Pregnant Women, 2000-2005. Accessed 2/15/08 at <http://www.carec.org/data/aids-cases/reported-cases/bahamas.pdf>.
5 World Health Organization, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and United Nations Children's Fund. 2008. Towards Universal Access, Scaling Up Priority HIV/AIDS Interventions in the Health Sector, Progress Report 2008. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.

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