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Table 4 Independent risk factors for contracting HIV infection among children born to mothers on PMTCT programme, 2008

From: Factors associated with HIV infection among children born to mothers on the prevention of mother to child transmission programme at Chitungwiza Hospital, Zimbabwe, 2008

Variable Cases Controls Crude OR Adjusted OR 95%CI p-value
CD4 ≤ 200 during pregnancy 28 7 6.6 7.1 2.49– 20.36 <0.001
CD4 ≤ 200 during pregnancy 32 53    Reference  
Being hospitalized in childhood 35 17 3.6 2.9 1.17 – 4.81 0.020
Not hospitalized in childhood 25 43    Reference  
Exclusive breast feeding for ≤ 6 months 34 45 0.4 0.1 0.03– 0.41 0.001
  26 15    Reference  
Mixed feeding 57 49 4.3 29 4.19-207.85 <0.001
Not mix feeding 3 11    Reference