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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of HIV exposed infants and their mothers who had a follow up at Gondar University Referral Hospital

From: Mother-to-child transmission of HIV and its predictors among HIV-exposed infants at a PMTCT clinic in northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Age at enrolment   
  ≤ 6 weeks 353 69.4
  > 6 weeks 156 30.6
Sex   
  Male 263 51.7
  Female 246 48.3
Residence   
  Urban 424 83.3
  Rural 85 16.7
Place of Birth   
  Hospital 403 79.2
  Health center 57 11.2
  Home 49 9.6
Maternal status   
  Alive 498 97.8
  Dead 11 2.2
Maternal enrolment to ART care (n = 453)   
  Enrolled 368 81.2
  Not enrolled 85 18.8
Maternal PMTCT intervention*   
  None 92 18.1
  sdNVP 85 16.7
  sdNVP + AZT for 7 days 10 2.0
  sdNVP + AZT for 4 weeks 3 .6
  Already on ART 189 37.1
  sdNVP + AZT for 7 days + 3TC 130 25.5
Infant ARV prophylaxis at birth (n = 495)   
  Received 421 85.1
  Not Received 72 14.5
  Not known 2 0.4
Infant ARV prophylaxis during follow up (n = 491)*   
  None 75 15.3
  sdNVP 99 20.2
  sdNVP + AZT for 7 days 277 56.4
  sdNVP + AZT for 4 weeks 40 8.1
  1. *AZT, Zidovidine; sdNVP, Single dose Neverapine; 3TC, Lamuvidine.