Table 1

Socio-demographic characteristics of HIV-infected women (n=2,501)
n (%) Missing (%)
Age category (years) 11 (0.4)
  <30 504 (20)
  30–34 696 (28)
  35–39 663 (27)
  ≥40 627 (25)
Age at first sexual intercourse (years) 29 (1.2)
  <15 156 (6)
  15–19 1242 (50)
  20–24 856 (35)
  ≥25 218 (9)
Number of sexual partners 10 (0.4)
  ≤2 2400 (96)
  3–4 68 (3)
  ≥5 23 (1)
Total number of pregnancies1 1 (0.04)
  0–2 722 (29)
  3–4 827 (33)
  5–6 571 (23)
  ≥7 380 (15)
Total number of abortions 6 (0.2)
  0–2 1873 (75)
  3–4 445 (18)
  ≥5 177 (7)
Religion 5 (0.2)
  Islam 404 (16)
  Christian 2092 (84)
Education 2 (0.1)
  None 150 (6)
  Quaranic 27 (1)
  Primary 402 (16)
  Secondary 773 (31)
  Tertiary 1147 (46)
Marital Status 0 (0)
  Single 443 (18)
  Married 1297 (52)
  Widowed 537 (21)
  Divorced 207 (8)
  Cohabiting 17 (1)
Contraceptives use2 3 (0.1)
  Yes 657 (26)
  No 1841 (74)
Hormonal contraceptives3 0 (0)
  Yes 29 (1)
  No 2472 (99)
Intrauterine devices 1 (0.04)
  Yes 32 (1)
  No 2468 (99)
Barrier contraceptives 0 (0)
  Yes 554 (22)
  No 1947 (78)
Tubal ligation 1 (0.04)
  Yes 11 (0)
  No 2489 (100)

1Total number of pregnancies is defined as pregnancies carried after 28-weeks, regardless of outcome.

2Contraceptive use refers to history of contraceptive use.

3Hormonal contraceptives includes oral contraceptives, hormonal injections and intradermal implants.

Ononogbu et al.

Ononogbu et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:582   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-582

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