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Table 2 Outcomes of children enrolled into NAUTH Nnewi Paediatric ART Programme

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

Characteristics Frequency (%)
Outcome (n = 1114)
 In care 226 (20.3)
 Transitioned to adult ART programme 223 (20.0)
 Transferred out to other paediatric ART sites 115 (10.3)_
 LTFU 457 (41.0)
 Dead 93 (8.4)
Attrition rate (n = 1114)
 In care, transitioned or transferred out 564 (50.6)
 LTFU or dead 550 (49.4)
Tracking outcomes of children LTFU (n = 457)
 Self-referral to other ART sites 31 (6.8)
 Alive and not in care 46 (10.1)
 Dead while LTFU 43 (9.4)
 Could not be reached 337 (73.7)
Duration of care (n = 1114)
  < 1 year 336 (30.1)
1 to < 5 years 323 (29.0)
5 to < 10 years 287 (25.8)
10 to < 15 years 164 (14.7)
  > =15 years 4 (0.4)
  1. ART anti-retroviral treatment, LTFU lost to follow-up