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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Effect of using HIV and infant feeding counselling cards on the quality of counselling provided to HIV positive mothers: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Factor Intervention
Total = 180*
n (%)
Control
Total = 180*
n (%)
Estimate (95%CI#)
aMean difference (95%CI)
bOdds Ratio (95%CI)
Age of the respondent (years) [Mean (95%CI)]    
  Total = 178 Total = 180  
  27.1 (26.3, 27.8) 26.8 (25.9, 27.7) 0.27 (-0.88, 1.42)a
Marital status    
   Married 159 (89.3) 150 (83.8) 1.62 (0.73, 3.58)b
Education    
   Completed 32 (18.1) 13 (7.2) 2.84 (1.21, 6.65)b
   secondary/    
   some college or    
   university    
Occupation    
   Salaried job 22 (12.3) 6 (3.3) 4.06 (1.73, 9.54)b
   or self-employed    
   professional    
Number of living children    
   > 2 57 (33.3) 64 (37.7) 0.81 (0.49, 1.33)b
Gestational age (weeks) Total = 134 Total = 129 0.77 (-1.39, 2.93)a
   [Mean (95%CI)] 31.2 (29.6, 32.8) 30.4 (28.9, 32.0)  
Husband/partner accompanied respondent to clinic    
   Yes 8 (4.6) 5 (2.9) 1.61 (0.26, 9.80)b
   No 167 (95.4) 168 (97.1)  
  1. * Totals may not add up due to missing information
  2. # 95% Confidence Interval