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India second after S Africa in healthy yrs lost to HIV/AIDS

India is a close second to South Africa in healthy, productive years people lose to HIV/AIDS, a 2010 study published in journal AIDS shows. There were 2.4 million people estimated to have HIV in 2010 with a Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) of 9,265.13 (in thousands). DALYs represent productive years lost due to premature death or disability to HIV/AIDS.

In 2010, India accounted for 11.4 per cent of DALY's global HIV/ AIDS. The 5 countries with the largest percentage of total global deaths from HIV/AIDS are South Africa (14.6%), India (11.4%), Nigeria (11.1%), Tanzania (5.7%), Mozambique (4.7%.)

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