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Table 2 Findings on HIV care and support 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
Infant’s age at DBS testing   
     At 6 weeks 110 25.3
     6 weeks to 6 months 255 58.8
     After 6 months 69 15.9
Infants Received CPT at 6 weeks of birth   
     Yes 377 86.9
     No 57 13.1
Infants Received ARV prophylaxis at birth   
     Yes 351 80.9
     No 83 19.1
Infants feeding practice   
     Exclusive Breast feeding 402 92.6
     Replacement feeding 0 0
     Mixed feeding 32 7.4
Mothers enrolled in HIV/ART care   
     Yes 402 92.6
     No 32 7.4
Mother received ART/ARV prophylaxis (n = 402)   
     ART 255 63.4
     ARV 122 30.3
     None 25 6.2