world average for life expectancy at birth is 64 years.
prevalence of HIV in the 15-49 age group stands at 0.79 percent, compared to
the world average of 1.2 percent and 0.11 percent in
report said that 43 percent of Indian women have a skilled attendant on hand at
childbirth as compared to the world average of 59 percent. Women in
school enrolments world average 81 percent. At 97 percent,
Ref: The State of the World's Children 2003 report, UNICEF
q According to UNAIDS, more than 42 million people are infected with HIV worldwide, and 16,000 new infections are reported every day.
q The disease has killed more than 20 million people since the first clinical evidence of HIV was reported in 1981.