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Table 2 Demographic characteristics for postpartum women participants

From: Lessons learned from the PMTCT program in Swaziland: challenges with accepting lifelong ART for pregnant and lactating women – a qualitative study

  Individual interviews Focus group discussions
Initiated ART
N = 50
n (%)
Did not initiate ART
N = 33
n (%)
Initiated ART
N = 16
n (%)
Did not initiate ART
N = 6
n (%)
Age (years)
 16–20 5 (10 %) 5 (15 %) 0 0
 21–25 19 (38 %) 10 (30 %) 5 (31 %) 1 (17 %)
 26–30 12 (24 %) 11 (33 %) 5 (31 %) 4 (67 %)
 31–35 10 (20 %) 6 (18 %) 5 (31 %) 1 (17 %)
 36–40 2 (4 %) 0 1 (6 %) 0
 41–44 2 (4 %) 1 (3 %) 0 0
Marital status
 Married/living with partner 23 (46 %) 18 (54 %) 11 (69 %) 4 (66 %)
 Single 27 (54 %) 15 (45 %) 5 (31 %) 2 (33 %)
Education
 None 2 (4 %) 1 (3 %) 0 0
 Primary 14 (28 %) 9 (27 %) 5 (31 %) 3 (50 %)
 Secondary 31 (62 %) 22 (67 %) 10 (63 %) 3 (50 %)
 Tertiary 3 (6 %) 1 (3 %) 1 (6 %) 0
Religion
 None 0 2 (6 %) 0 0
 Catholic 2 (4 %) 0 2 (13 %) 0
 Protestant 39 (78 %) 27 (83 %) 14 (87 %) 6 (100 %)
 Islam 0 0 0 0
 Other 9 (18 %) 4 (12 %) 0 0