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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants stratified by HIV status and treatment allocation

From: Effectiveness of the baby-friendly community initiative in promoting exclusive breastfeeding among HIV negative and positive mothers: a randomized controlled trial in Koibatek Sub-County, Baringo, Kenya

  HIV Negative   HIV Positive  
  Control
n = 495
Intervention
n = 354
Total
n = 849
X2
P-value
Control
n = 28
Intervention
n = 24
Total
n = 52
X2
P-value
Age (mean±) 24.4 ± 0.6 23.5 ± 0.5 24.5 ± 0.4   22.4 ± 0.4 22.5 ± 0.5 22.9 ± 0.4  
Age
  < 20 109(22.0) 53(15.0) 162(19.1) 0.06 6(22.7) 4(13.6) 10(19.2) 0.90
 21–30 290(58.6) 220(62.0) 510(60.1)   18(63.7) 16(68.2) 34(65.4)  
  > 31 96(19.4) 81(22.9) 177(20.8)   4(13.6) 4(18.2) 8(15.4)  
Education
 Less than Primary 79(16.0) 54(15.2) 133(15.6) 0.07 6(23.1) 3(13.6) 9(17.3) 0.80
 Primary 241(48.7) 115(32.5) 356(41.9)   8(26.9) 9(36.4) 17(32.7)  
 Secondary 124(25.0) 130(36.9) 254(30.0)   11(38.5) 10(40.9) 21(40.4)  
 College/University 51(10.3) 55(15.4) 106(12.5)   3(11.5) 2(9.1) 5(9.6)  
Parity
 0 49(9.9) 35(9.8) 84(9.9) 0.91 6(21.4) 6(25.0) 12(23.1) 0.53
 1–3 262(52.9) 188(53.2) 450(53.0)   15(53.6) 14(58.3) 29(55.8)  
 4–6 156(31.5) 111(31.4) 267(31.4)   4(14.3) 4(16.7) 8(15.4)  
 7+ 28(5.6) 20(5.6) 48(5.7)   3(10.7) 0.(0.00) 3(5.8)  
Source of livelihood
 Own business 66(13.3) 49(13.8) 115(13.5) 0.06 3(11.5) 5(22.7) 8(15.3) 0.63
 From spouse 188(37.9) 140(39.5) 328(38.6)   10(34.6) 11(45.5) 21(41.1)  
 HH head 63(12.7) 45(12.7) 108(12.7)   6(19.2) 2(9.1) 8(15.3)  
 Farming 90(18.2) 61(17.2) 151(17.9)   4(15.4) 4(13.6) 8(15.3)  
 Formal 29(5.8) 22(6.2) 51(6.0)   1(3.9) 0(0.0) 1(1.8)  
 Casual 59(11.9) 37(10.6) 96(11.3)   4(15.4) 2(9.1) 6(11.2)  
Marital status
 Separated/Divorced/Widowed 119(24.0) 66(18.6) 185(21.7) 0.06 5(19.2) 3(13.6) 8(15.4) 0.61
 Married 376 (76.0) 288(81.4) 664(78.3)   23(80.8) 21(86.4) 44(84.6)