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Percent of Kenya population infected with HIV, by type:

7.1 National average
9.7 Employed women
7.7 Non-believers
7.4 Protestants and other Christians
7.1 Roman Catholics
6.7 Employed men
6.0 Unemployed women
4.7 Muslims
2.7 Other religions 1.8 Unemployed men

1 posted on 03/05/2009 7:24:56 PM PST by Alex Murphy
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To: Alex Murphy

Is this like that other joke of a survey which came to the conclusion that circumcision reduces HIV rates?


2 posted on 03/05/2009 7:42:47 PM PST by MyTwoCopperCoins (I don't have a license to kill; I have a learner's permit.)
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To: Alex Murphy

Why are employed women more likely to be infected?


3 posted on 03/05/2009 8:17:12 PM PST by tbw2 (Freeper sci-fi - "Humanity's Edge" - on amazon.com)
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To: Alex Murphy

Apparently the government of Kenya does not consider Catholics to be Christians.


5 posted on 03/05/2009 9:34:21 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Alex Murphy

I guess the unemployed men don’t have the money to spend on a prostitute.


6 posted on 03/06/2009 11:15:20 AM PST by toothfairy86
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To: Alex Murphy
Just a few points. I've never been to Africa, but I know in Haiti, the line is "6% Protestant, 92% Catholic, 100% Voodoo." Many in Haiti use Catholic names to describe voodoo demons. For example, they'll say St. Paul, but be referring to a voodoo god. This does not mean all Catholics in Africa are actually practicing voodoo, but that many voodoo practitioners pretend to be Catholic. As to the low rate for unemployed men, that most likely includes the elderly and the very young (you can't spike paper without a paper spike.)

FWIW, I have always believed that HIV and AIDS are most common among people who already have suppressed immune systems. In Africa, this happens because they defecate in the drinking water, in the USA, because ... well, let's not describe why people in the USA end up eating feces.

7 posted on 03/06/2009 11:32:07 AM PST by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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