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Table 1 Socio-demographic Characteristics of HIV-infected Mothers and their babies at both study sites

From: Point-of-care HIV testing best practice for early infant diagnosis: an implementation study

  Addington Hospital max n = 323 Lancers Rd. Clinic max n = 117
1. BABIES (A:323 L:117)a
 Male n (%) 167 (52%) 57 (49%)
Birth weight (A:322 L:117)a
 BW ≥2.5 kg n (%) 277 (86%) 105 (90%)
 LBW < 2.5 kg n (%) 40 (12%) 11 (9%)
 VLBW< 1.5 kg n (%) 5 (2%) 1 (1%)
2. MOTHERS (A:322 L:115)a
 Age of mothers, mean (range) 29 (18–43) 30 (19–42)
Maternal ART history (A:316 L:115)a
 On ART before pregnancy n (%) 162 (51%) 58 (50%)
 Median duration on ART, months (IQR) 33(19–56) 45(19–60)
 Started ART this pregnancy n (%) 154 (49%) 57 (50%)
 Median duration ART, months (IQR) 4(3–6) 8(6–10)
ART Regimen (A:298 L:117)a
 On 2nd line therapy n (%) 12 (4%) 2 (2%)
 Not on ART prior to Delivery n (%) 7 (2%) 2 (2%)
Highest Education (A:311 L:116)a
 None 12 (4%) 0
 Completed Primary n (%) 24 (8%) 6 (5%)
 Completed Secondary n (%) 129 (41%) 38 (33%)
 Tertiary n (%) 70 (23%) 33 (29%)
Current Partner (A:322 L:117)a
 No current partner n (%) 13 (4%) 11 (9%)
 Partner HIV status unknown n (%) 125 (40%) 32 (30%)
 Partner HIV known negative n (%) 54 (29%) 23 (32%)
 Partner HIV known infected n (%) 130 (71%) 50 (68%)
 Partner, if infected on ART n (%) 100 (78%) 35 (70%)
Dwelling (A:321 L:117)
 Formal n (%) 277 (86%) 108 (92%)
 Informal n (%) 44 (14%) 9 (8%)
Employment:(A:322 L:117)a
 Full time n (%) 95 (30%) 52 (44%)
 Part time n (%) 49 (15%) 21 (18%)
 Self-employed n (%) 19 (6%) 6 (5%)
 Unemployed looking for work n (%) 48 (15%) 13 (11%)
 Unemployed not looking n (%) 73 (23%) 19 (16%)
 Student/scholar n (%) 38 (12%) 6 (5%)
Income (A:311 L:115)a
 Receiving any welfare grants n (%) 176 (57%) 73 (64%)
 Monthly household income, median ZAR (range) 3000–5000 3000–5000
 Declined to answer 20 (6%) 1 (1%)
 Didn’t know household income 160 (51%) 42 (37%)
  1. adenominators depending on data available. A = Addington Hospital, L = Lancers Clinic