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Table 2 Fertility desire among women living with HIV attending ART units at Jimma town, Southwest Ethiopia, April, 2017 (n = 374)

From: Fertility desire and associated factors among women on the reproductive age group of Antiretroviral treatment users in Jimma Town, South West Ethiopia

Variables Categories Frequency Percent
Would you like to have a child in the near future? No 199 53.2
Yes 175 46.8
Have you discussed your fertility desire with health profession/counselor? No 202 54.0
Yes 172 46.0
How many children would you like to have? None 199 53.2
3–4 children 91 24.3
1–2 children 50 13.4
I don’t know 34 9.1
Now, are you using any method of contraceptive to prevent pregnancy? Yes 200 53.5
No 140 37.4
Currently pregnant 34 9.1
Do know your CD4 count? Yes 237 63.4
No 137 36.6
Desire at least one child Yes 93 24.9
No 82 21.9
Not want a child 199 53.2
Is your fertility desire related with strengthening marriage? Yes 58 15.5
No 117 31.3
No, I just want a child 199 53.2
Uses ART/PMTCT to prevent transmission of the virus Yes 72 19.3
No 103 27.5
Not want a child 199 53.2
Desire to replace died baby before Yes 29 7.8
No 146 39.0
Not want a child 199 53.2