Human Immunodeficiency Virus : Is It Made Up Of Over 190 Countries

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The earth is made up of over 190 countries. Each country is required to have GDP per capita. GDP per capita, by definition, is the measure of the total output of a country that takes the gross domestic product, also known as the GDP, and divides it by the number of people in the countries. GDP per capita are often compared to indicators to look at the progress of the chosen indicator in comparison to the GDP per capita. Examples of some indicators are total health spending per person, annual deaths, literacy rate, life expectancy and many more. HIV, which stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is a virus that attacks the human immune system that leads to AIDS. The purpose of this report is to show the comparison of an indicator which…show more content…
The graph shown is the data of all the countries from 1979 to 1990 (first decade). This data also connect to another indicator, which is the government health spending per person. The data from Gapminder of the health spending indicator demonstrates that the government spend less than 50$ US on each person. Maldives, Israel and Luxembourg show a constant change in the amount of people living with HIV, though the amount of GDP per capita for each country increases. This finding also presents the fact that the government of these countries spends more money per person than anywhere in Africa. The graph on the right also shows that the amount of people living with HIV in Bahamas increases while the amount of income per person stay constant, which is similar to the data of Zimbabwe, but the amount of people increasing in the Bahamas in 1979 to 1990 is not as vast as Zimbabwe. The Gapminder data for Bahamas demonstrates that the amount of people affected by HIV in Zimbabwe is 3.6% in 1990. In comparison to Bahamas, the amount of people who are affected by HIV in Zimbabwe is 1000. Around 33% of people in Zimbabwe are found to be HIV-Positive in a year, and they are sexually active. Most individuals have about one to three sexual partners, hence why the amount of people with HIV increases rapidly in Zimbabwe during 1979 to 1990. In comparison to other countries, they have a small amount of people affected by HIV, and that is
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