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Table 2 Maternal antiretroviral prophylaxis and infant feeding options among the infants

From: Vertical HIV transmission in perinatally-exposed infants in South-Rift region of Kenya: a retrospective cross sectional study

Uptake of maternal antiretroviral prophylaxis n = 2642, (%) Positive
n(%)
Negative
n(%)
Received prophylaxis 1906 (72.1) 127 (6.7) 1779 (93.3)
No prophylaxis 338 (12.8) 81 (24.0) 257 (76.0)
Missing 398 (15.1) 37 (9.3) 361 (90.7)
Type of maternal antiretroviral regimen n = 1906, (%)   
 Lifelong ART 810 (42.5) 48 (5.9) 762 (94.1)
 AZT + (3TC + sd-NVP at labour) + (AZT + 3TC for 7 days) 616 (32.3) 41 (6.7) 575 (93.3)
 Interrupted ART 133 (7.0) 6 (4.5) 127 (95.5)
 Sd-NVP only 51 (2.7) 1 (2.0) 50 (98.0)
 Others 296 (15.5) 31 (10.5) 265 (89.5)
 Infant feeding option
  < 6 months n = 2032, (%)   
  Exclusive replacement feeding (ERF) 214 (10.5) 12 (5.6) 202 (94.4)
  Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) 1368 (67.3) 97 (7.1) 1271 (92.9)
  Mixed feeding (MF) 164 (8.1) 23 (14.0) 141 (86.0)
  Missing 286 (14.1) 22 (7.7) 264 (92.3)
  > 6 months n = 592, (%)   
  Not breastfeeding (NBF) 179 (30.2) 16 (8.9) 163 (91.1)
  Breastfeeding (BF) 357 (60.3) 65 (18.2) 292 (81.8)
  Missing 56 (9.5) 9(16.1) 47 (83.9)