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Table 3 Perceived motivators of utilization of PMTCT services by adolescent and young mothers attending Mulago Hospital

From: Utilization of “prevention of mother-to-child transmission” of HIV services by adolescent and young mothers in Mulago Hospital, Uganda

Motivating Factor Percentagea (N = 418)
Benefits of knowing HIV status 90.19
Health of unborn child 81.34
Responsibility to prevent spread of HIV 73.21
Desire to know ones status 72.97
Counselling by health care staff 69.14
Perception of need 61.72
Peer and family support 34.93
  1. aPercentages add up to > 100% given non-mutually exclusive answer count