Table 3.

The HIV Prevalence Rate for Pregnant Women, Birth Rate, and Time Needed to Avert a Case of Pediatric HIV Infection*

Geographic AreaHIV Prevalence (%)Number of Live Births/YearTime Needed to Avert Single Case of Pediatric HIV Infection (Months)
Chicago.4148 212 5.2
Illinois.15170 912 3.9
United States.173 914 953 .15
  • * Data reflect results under universal screening option only.