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Table 1 Background characteristics of study participants

From: Exploring the use of mobile phone technology for the enhancement of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV program in Nyanza, Kenya: a qualitative study

Characteristics HIV-Positive Women Male Partners CHWs
  Number % Number % Number %
Total 17 100 12 100 12 100
Mean age (in years) 26 33 42
Education       
  Primary school 9 53 7 58 2 17
  Secondary or more 8 47 5 42 10 83
Mobile phone access       
  Sole owner 8 47 4 33 8 67
  Shared 6 35 6 50 2 17
  None 3 18 2 17 2 17
Ever received SMS text 15 88 10 83 10 83
Ever sent SMS text 12 71 9 75 10 83