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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of babies enrolled in the study (N = 702)

From: Reducing mother-to-child transmission of HIV: findings from an early infant diagnosis program in south-south region of Nigeria

Characteristics Number (%)
Gender  
Male 369 (52.5)
Female 333 (47.5)
Age at testing  
≤ 6 weeks 204 (29.1)
6 weeks to 6 months 311 (44.3)
6- 18 months 187 (26.6)
Maternal ARV  
HAART 220 (31.3)
AZT + 3TC & single dose NVP in labour 55 (7.8)
AZT & single dose NVP in labour 144 (20.5)
Single dose NVP in labour 13 (1.8)
None 270 (38.5)
Infant ARV  
Single dose NVP at birth plus AZT for 4 weeks 434 (61.8)
None 268 (38.2)
Feeding methods reported at the time of 1 st PCR testing  
Replacement 142 (20.2)
Exclusive breastfeeding 255 (36.3)
Mixed feeding 305 (43.5)
Facility  
Rural 322 (45.9)
Urban 380 (54.1)
  1. * Median age 13 weeks (IQR 6.5 to 30.5)