Table 1

Main characteristics of the PMTCT programs and sites included
Number
Programs (n=20)
Median follow-up length in months (IQR*) 9 (5 – 16)
Institution responsible
  Public Programs 9 (45%)
Sites 113 (42%)
  Private/NGO** Programs 11 (55%)
Sites 156 (58%)
Number of sites per program
Median (IQR) 3.5 (1–14)
Mean (min-max) 13.5 (1–80)
African region
  Eastern Africa Programs 4
Sites 89
Expected HIV prevalence 6.7
  Western Africa Programs 6
Sites 62
Expected HIV prevalence 4.4
  Central Africa Programs 6
Sites 51
Expected HIV prevalence 2.7
  Southern Africa Programs 4
Sites 67
Expected HIV prevalence 16.0
Sites (n=269)
Mean monthly ANC*** activity, # of women (IQR) 116 (58 – 175)
Type of health facility
  Primary care clinic 185 (69%)
  General or University Hospital 84 (31%)

* IQR: Interquartile range.

** Non governmental organization.

*** Antenatal Care.

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Audureau et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:286   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-286

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