|Epidemiological Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Tunisia (UNAIDS, 2000, 12 p.)|
One study conducted in 1991 among antenatal clinic women in Tunis found no evidence of HIV infection. A study conducted in 1999 in a nonspecified area found no evidence of infection among antenatal clinic women tested.
HIV testing among sex workers found less than 1 percent of women tested were HIV positive through most of the 1990s with no evidence of infection among women tested in 1998 and 1999.
One percent of IV drug users tested between 1993 and 1996 were HIV positive. In 1997, 0.3 percent of IV drug users tested were HIV positive.