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Table 4 Care for HIV-infected mothers and HIV-exposed infants (n = 396)

From: The feasibility of preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV using peer counselors in Zimbabwe

Indicator Number (%)
Median age of mothers 26 years
Married 326 (82%)
Joined psychosocial support group 258 (65%)
Hormonal contraception and condom use 234 (59%)
Maternal-child follow-up (at least 3 visits) 209 (53%)
HIV-infected women* on CTX prophylaxis 64 (16%)
HIV-exposed infants on CTX prophylaxis 285 (72%)
HIV-infected women currently receiving ARV 1
Maternal Deaths 12
  1. Abbreviations: HAART, highly active antiretroviral therapy; CTX, co-trimoxazole
  2. *WHO Stage III & IV disease