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Table 2 HIV status disclosure and awareness of national infant feeding guidelines and vertical transmission of HIV among Black mothers living with HIV (N = 690)

From: Infant feeding guideline awareness among mothers living with HIV in North America and Nigeria

IndicatorPort Harcourt
(N = 400)
N (%)
Miami
(N = 201)
N (%)
Ottawa
(N = 89)
N (%)
All Sites
(N = 690)
N (%)
HIV status disclosure
 Spouse/partner aware of respondents’ HIV status397 (99.5)132 (67.0)81 (92.0)610 (92.1)
 Family aware of respondents’ HIV status272 (68.0)149 (80.5)35 (39.8)456 (67.2)
 Received information about national infant feeding policy from health worker334 (93.3)116 (67.4)50 (57.5)500 (72.5)
 Rated health workers opinion on infant feeding choices as important393 (99.0)170 (93.4)89 (100.0)652 (97.6)
 Aware of national infant feeding guideline for mothers living with HIV362 (90.5)144 (72.4)78 (87.6)584 (85)
HIV transmission awareness
 Aware HIV can be transmitted from mother to child during pregnancy352 (88.0)136 (74.3)54 (61.4)542 (80.8)
 Aware HIV can be transmitted from mother to child during delivery355 (88.8)130 (67.7)63 (72.4)548 (80.7)
 Aware HIV can be transmitted from mother to child during breastfeeding353 (88.3)156 (80.4)63 (72.4)572 (84.0)