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Table 2 Showing demographic characteristics, perceptions and behavioral practices of women and the sub-group analysis for LTFU following cross-sectional interviews

From: Retention of HIV infected pregnant and breastfeeding women on option B+ in Gomba District, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristic Retained, N = 119 (%) LTFU, N = 118 (%) P-value
Income/Monthly (Uganda Shilling)
  < 50,000 74 (62.2) 92 (77.3) 0.0036
 50,001-100,000 27 (22.7) 21 (17.6)  
  > 100,000 18 (15.1) 6 (5.1)  
Distance from Health Facility
  < 1 km 19 (16.0) 7 (5.9) < 0.001
 1-5 km 80 (67.2) 60 (50.8)  
  > 5 km 20 (16.8) 51 (43.3)  
Health Facility too fara
 Disagree 70 (58.8) 29 (24.6) < 0.001
 Agree 49 (41.2) 89 (75.4)  
Difficulty in travelling to Health Facilitya
 Disagree 70 (58.8) 29 (24.6) < 0.001
 Agree 49 (41.2) 89 (75.4)  
Medicines available⁎
 Disagree 74 (62.2) 24 (20.3) 0.8214
 Agree 45 (37.8) 94 (79.7)  
Counselling is sufficienta
 Disagree 0 (0) 34 (28.8) < 0.001
 Agree 119 (100) 84 (71.2)  
Peer Mothers help at Option B+ initiationa
 Disagree 6 (5) 32 (27.1) < 0.001
 Agree 113 (95) 86 (72.9)  
Difficulty in handling daily hasslesb
 Disagree 85 (71.4) 51 (43.2) < 0.001
 Agree 34 (28.6) 67 (56.8)  
Difficulty in developing strategies to manage appointmentsb
 Disagree 100 (84) 44 (37.3) < 0.001
 Agree 19 (16) 74 (62.7)  
Difficulty in obtaining support from spouseb
 Disagree 80 (67.2) 24 (20.3) < 0.001
 Agree 39 (32.8) 94 (79.7)  
I have confidence in the available HIV care systemb
 Disagree 0 (0) 6 (5.1) 0.6129
 Agree 119 (100) 112 (94.9)  
Disclosed status to spouse?
 No 37 (31.1) 83 (70.3) < 0.001
 Yes 82 (68.9) 35 (29.7)  
  1. aIndividual attitudes and perceptions about health care services
  2. bPersonal behavioral practices that influence health services utilization