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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of HIV exposed infants and their mothers, South Gondar, Amhara, Ethiopia (n = 434), July 2013

From: Risk of HIV and associated factors among infants born to HIV positive women in Amhara region, Ethiopia: a facility based retrospective study

Variables Number Percentage
Sex of the Infant   
     Male 210 48.4
     Female 224 51.6
Age of the mother   
     15-24 95 21.9
     25-34 260 59.9
     > = 35 79 18.4
Marital status of the mother   
     Currently married 373 85.9
     Currently not married 61 14.1
Educational status of the mother   
     Unable to read and write 251 57.8
     Able to read and write 183 42.2
Occupational status of mother   
     House wife 290 66.8
     Governmental employed 22 5.1
     Unemployed 122 28.1
Number of children a mother has   
     1-3 369 85
     4 and above 65 15