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Table 2 Clinical and laboratory information provided for the 588 HIV infected children afferent to the 5 Beira’s Local Health Facilities: comparison between the pre- and post-intervention groups

From: Pathways of care for HIV infected children in Beira, Mozambique: pre-post intervention study to assess impact of task shifting

Clinical and laboratory information   All
N 588
Post-intervention group postTS
n (%)
Pre-intervention group preTS
n (%)
p-value
ART prophylaxis at birth Yes 292 146 (80.7%) 146 (70.9%) 0.026
No 95 35 (19.3%) 60 (29.1%)
AFB test Positive 21 7 (4.4%) 14 (7%) 0.31
Negative 338 151 (95.6%) 187 (93%)
TB treatment Yes 51 13 (5.6%) 38 (13.8%) 0.002
No 457 220 (94.4%) 237 (86.2%)
Haemoglobin test at initiation of ART Yes 236 77 (32.6%) 159 (51.8%) 0.027
No 307 159 (67.4%) 148 (48.2%)