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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the PMTCT mothers who participated in the study, Bindura, 2008

From: Non-adherence to the single dose nevirapine regimen for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Bindura town, Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional analytic study

Characteristic Total Non-Adherent Adherent p-value
  n = 212 % n = 91 (%) N = 121 (%)  
Place of residence        
Urban 114 (53.8) 29 (31.9) 85 (70.2) <0.001
Commercial Farming areas 41 (19.3) 27 (29.7) 14 (11.60 <0.001
Peri-urban 27 (12.7) 15 (16.5) 12 (9.9) 0.15
Communal (rural) 23 (10.8) 14 (15.4) 9 (7.4) 0.06
Mining community 7 (3.3) 6 (6.6) 1 (0.8) 0.05
Marital status        
Married/co-habiting 170 (80.2) 70 (76.9) 100 (82.6) 0.30
Single 16 (7.5) 9 (7.4) 7 (7.7) 0.26
Divorced/separated 15 (7.1) 10 (11.0) 5 (4.1) 0.09
Widowed 11 (5.2) 4 (4.4) 7 (5.8) 0.76
Highest level of education attained       
Up-to primary 62 (29.2) 42 (46.2) 20 (16.6) <0.001
Secondary (up-to form 4) 138 (65.1) 46 (50.6) 92 (76.0) <0.001
Secondary (Form 5 and 6) 10 (4.7) 3 (3.3) 7 (5.8) 0.40
Tertiary 2 (0.9) 0 (0) 2 (1.7) 0.22
Employment status        
Formally employed 26 (12.3) 4 (4.4) 22 (18.2) 0.002
Informally employed 37 (17.5) 18 (19.8) 19 (15.7) 0.44
Not employed 149 (70.3) 69 (75.8) 80 (66.1) 0.13