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Table 2 Clinical profiles of children at referral hospitals in west Amhara, Ethiopia, 2021

From: Determinants of HIV infection among children born to HIV positive mothers on prevention of mother to child transmission program at referral hospitals in west Amhara, Ethiopia; case control study

Variables Child HIV Status Total (%)
Positive (%) Negative (%)
ARV prophylaxis for the infant at birth
 Yes 25 (37.9%) 234 (92.1%) 259 (80.9%)
 No 41 (62.1%) 20 (7.9%) 61 (19.1%)
Immunization status of the child
 Immunized 39 (59.1%) 130 (90.6%) 269 (84.1%)
 Not immunized 27 (40.9%) 24 (9.4%) 51 (15.9%)
Nevirapine adherence
 Good 26 (39.4%) 240 (94.5%) 266 (83.1%)
 Poor 40 (60.6%) 14 (5.5%) 54 (16.9%)
Birth weight of the infant
 Birth weight > =2500 40 (60.6%) 231 (90.9%) 271 (84.7%)
 Birth weight < 2500 26 (39.4%) 23 (9.1%) 49 (15.3%)
History of hospitalization
 Yes 12 (18.2%) 10 (3.9%) 22 (6.9%)
 No 54 (81.8%) 244 (96.1%) 298 (93.1%)
  1. HIV Human immune deficiency virus.