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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of children enrolled into NAUTH Nnewi paediatric ART programme between 2003 and 2019

From: A 17 year experience of attrition from care among HIV infected children in Nnewi South-East Nigeria

Characteristic (n = 1114) Frequency (%)
Sex
 Male 547 (49.1)
 Female 567 (50.9)
Age at enrolment
  < I year 183 (16.4)
 1 to < 5 years 423 (38.0)
 5 to < 10 years 307 (27.6)
 10 to < 15 years 201 (18.0)
Clinical stage at enrolment
 WHO Stage I or II 397 (35.7)
 WHO stage III or IV 704 (63.2)
 Not available 13 (1.2)
Place of residence
 Same state ≤15 km from site 318 (28.5)
 Same state > 15 km from site 664 (59.6)
 Other states 132 (11.8)
Caregiver
 Parent(s) 718 (64.5)
 Elder sibling 201 (18.0)
 Extended family member 13 (1.2)
 Family friend 23 (2.1)
 Institutional home 9 (0.8)
 Not available 150 (13.5)
Year of enrolment
2003–2005 142 (12.7)
2006–2008 394 (35.4)
2009–2011 317 (28.5)
2012–2014 137 (12.3)
2015–2017 76 (6.8)
2018–2019 48 (4.3)