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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of mothers living with HIV and the infants

From: Cessation of breastfeeding and associated factors in the era of elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV at Ndejje health center, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristics Level All (n = 235)
n (%)
Maternal age category 16–25 138 (58.7)
25 and more 97 (41.3)
Age (continuous) Mean Standard deviation 25.2 ± 4.8
Maternal parity 1 95 (40.4)
2 71 (30.2)
≥ 3 69 (29.4)
Attended antenatal care during recent pregnancy Yes 96 (40.8)
No 119 (50.6)
Missing data 20 (8.5)
Place of delivery Home 7 (3.1)
Health facility 220 (96.9)
Infant sex Female 114 (48.5)
Male 116 (49.4)
Missing data 5 (2.1)