Table 1

Characteristics of pregnant HIV-infected women, 1 May 2008 to 31 May 2009, McCord Hospital
Maternal characteristics N* n % 95% Confidence Intervals
Race 125
Black (South African) 119 95.2 89.8 - 98.2
Asian 4 3.2 0.9 - 8.0
White 1 0.8 0.0 - 4.4
Black (other African) 1 0.8 0.0 - 4.4
Parity 247
Primiparity 86 34.8 28.9 - 41.1
Multiparity 161 65.2 58.9 - 71.1
Maternal CD4+count (cells/mm3) 250
< 200 68 27.2 21.8 - 33.2
200 – 499 147 58.8 52.4 - 65.0
≥ 500 35 14 9.9 - 18.9
Maternal antiretroviral regimen 258
ART for life 128 49.6 43.4 - 55.9
    PMTCT:
Zidovudine, lamivudine. efavirenz from 28 weeks 85 32.9 27.2 - 39.0
Zidovudine from 28 weeks 40 15.5 11.3 - 20.5
sd-nevirapine + zidovudine and lamivudine for 7 days 4 1.6 0.4 - 3.9
Nevirapine only 1 0.4 0.0 - 2.1
Booking gestational age, weeks 246
0-12 29 11.8 8.0 - 16.5
13-27 155 63.0 56.6 - 69.1
≥ 28 62 25.2 19.9 - 31.1
Any illness during pregnancy 247
Yes 127 51.4 45.0 – 57.8
No 120 48.6 42.2 – 55.0
Pulmonary tuberculosis 127 12 9.4 5.0 -15.9
Mode of delivery 254
Emergency C/S 74 29.1 23.6 - 35.1
Booked C/S 89 35.0 29.2 - 41.3
NVD 91 35.8 29.9 - 42.1
Maternal mortality 256
No 255 99.6 97.8 – 100
Yes 1 0.4 0.0 - 2.2

N* The number of mothers across categories of maternal characteristics may not add up to 258 due to missing data.

Chetty et al.

Chetty et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:146   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-146

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