Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the HIV positive pregnant women (n = 1626)
Factors Preterm Cases (%) No Preterm (%) P value OR 95% CI
N=181 N=1445
Age (years)
· <20 7 (3.9) 43 (3.0) 0.63 1.3 0.54 – 3.57
· 20 – 35 151 (83.4) 1243 (86.0) 1.0 1.0
· >35 23 (12.7) 159 (11.0) 0.55 1.2 0.72 – 1.94
Parity
· 0 54 (29.8) 316 (21.9) 0.20 1.3 0.87 – 1.94
· 1 – 2 71 (39.3) 541 (37.4) 1.0 1.0
· >2 56 (30.9) 588 (40.7) 0.10 0.7 0.49 – 1.07
Marital status
· Married 145 (80.1) 1261 (87.3) 1.0 1.0
· Not married 36 (19.9) 184 (12.7) <0.05 1.7 1.12 – 2.57
Work status
· Working 138 (76.2) 1068 (73.9) 0.59 1.12 0.77–1.64
· Not working 43 (23.8) 374 (26.1) 1.0 1.0
Stress at work
· Stressful 90 (65.2) 614 (57.3) 0.04 1.4 1.01 – 2.06
· Not stressful 48 (34.8) 457 (42.7) 1.0 1.0
Social Class[16]
· I & II 20 (11.0) 146 (10.1) 0.70 0.70 0.48 – 1.56
· III 49 (27.1) 415 (28.7) 1.0 1.0
· IV & V 112 (61.9) 884 (61.2) 0.87 0.9 0.54 – 1.59

Ezechi et al.

Ezechi et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:93   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-93

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