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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers at referral hospitals in west Amhara region, 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 (%)
Marital status
 Married 42 (63.6%) 235 (92.5%) 277 (86.6%)
 Single 4 (6.1%) 3 (1.2%) 7 (2.2%)
 Divorced 10 (15.2%) 12 (4.7%) 22 (6.8%)
 Widowed 10 (15.2%) 4 (1.6%) 14 (4.4%)
Occupation
 Housewife 46 (69.7%) 144 (56.7%) 190 (59.4%)
 Student 1 (1.5%) 6 (2.4%) 7 (2.2%)
 Daily labor 10 (15.2%) 15 (5.9%) 25 (7.7%)
 Government employee 4 (6.1%) 40 (15.7%) 44 (13.8%)
 NGO employee 2 (3.0%) 6 (2.4%) 8 (2.5%)
 Private employee 3 (4.5%) 43 (16.9%) 46 (14.4%)0
Educational level
 No Education 31 (47.0%) 48 (18.2%) 77 (24.1%)
 Primary Education 21 (31.8%) 75 (29.5%) 96 (30.0%)
 Secondary Education 7 (10.6%) 61 (24%) 68 (21.3%)
 Tertiary Education 3 (4.5%) 42 (16.5%) 45 (14.1%)
 Degree and above 4 (6.1%) 30 (11.8%) 34 (10.5%)
  1. HIV Human Immune Deficiency Virus, NGO Non-Governmental Organization.