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Table 1 Overall characteristics of pregnant women attending first antenatal care visit in Lusaka, Zambia, 2015–2016

From: Factors associated with HIV and syphilis screenings among pregnant women at first antenatal visit in Lusaka, Zambia

Characteristics n = 18,231 %
Screening status
 HIV screening only 12,340 67.7
 Syphilis screening only 192 1.1
 HIV screening and syphilis screening 5004 27.5
 Neither syphilis or HIV 664 3.6
Age
 < 20 2456 13.5
 20–34 13,792 75.7
 ≥ 35 1983 10.9
Marital status
 Married/with a partner 16,084 88.2
 Single 2037 11.2
 Widowed without current partner 55 0.3
 Divorced/separated 55 0.3
Education
 ≤ Primary complete 6625 36.3
 Greater than primary complete to ≤ secondary school 9999 54.9
 Greater than secondary school 1607 8.8
History of syphilis screening
 Yes 404 2.2
 No 17,827 97.8
Number of previous pregnancies
 0 4835 26.5
 1 4679 25.7
 2 3671 20.1
 3 2498 13.7
 ≥ 4 2548 14.0
Women with previous pregnancy n = 13,300 %
Previous preterm
 0 12,790 96.2
 1 431 3.2
 ≥ 2 79 0.6
Previous abortions and/or stillbirths
 0 11,122 83.6
 1 1756 13.2
 ≥ 2 422 3.2