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Table 2 Kowledge of women about PMTCT, at Mecha district, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Knowledge of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV among women of reproductive age group and associated factors at Mecha district, Northwest Ethiopia

VariablesCategoryFrequencyPercent (%)
Heard about PMTCTYes63676.6
No19423.4
Time of initiation of ANC drugFirst trimester53083.4
Second trimester354.2
Third trimester273.3
I am not sure449.1
Total636100
Time of initiation of ART prophylaxis for the newbornImmediately after delivery50178.8
After 1 month589.1
After 6 month193.0
Don’t know589.1
Total636100
What should an HIV + mother feed her baby to prevent MTCTBreast milk41865.8
Cow milk8512.4
Formula feeding7712.1
I don’t know569.7
Total636100
Can abstinence from breast feeding could reduce MTCTYes33652
No30048
Total636100
Preferable mode of delivery to reduce MTCTC/S10115.9
Instrumental delivery20432.1
SVD27342.9
I don’t know589.1
Total636100
knowledge on PMTCTKnowledgeable18622.4
Non knowledgeable64477.6
 Total830100
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