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Table 1 Characteristics of enrolled Malawian women

From: Immunoglobulin G passive transfer from mothers to infants: total IgG, IgG subclasses and specific antipneumococcal IgG in 6-week Malawian infants exposed or unexposed to HIV

  Mothers living with HIV Mothers not living with HIV P values
N 40 40  
Age (years) 30 (23.0–34.8) 28.5 (21.3–32.8) 0.415
Weight (kg) 61 (55.9–66.0) 67 (59.7–70.5) 0.086
Residence (n, %)    
 Rural 10 (25) 16 (40) 0.184
 Semirural 18 (45) 18 (45)
 Urban 12 (30) 6 (15)
Education (n, %)    
 None 3 (7.5) 3 (7.5) 0.477
 Primary 16 (40) 20 (50)
 Secondary or above 21 (52.5) 17 (42.5)
Available at home (n, %)    
 Water 25 (62.5) 28 (70) 0.637
 Electricity 16 (40) 16 (40) 1.000
ART duration at enrollment (months) 19.5 (3.0–84.8)  
Therapy (n, %)    
 TDF XTC EFV1 35, 87.5%  
 Other 5, 12.5%   
Primigravidae (n,%) 8 (20.0) 7 (17.5) 0.500
Vaginal delivery (n, %) 33 (82.5) 32 (84.2) 0.541
Gestational age at delivery (weeks) 40.0 (38.3–42.0) 40.0 (38.0–42.3) 0.590
Pre-term delivery (n. %) 3 (7.5%) 3 (7.5%) 1.000
  1. Values are expressed as medians with IQR or percentage
  2. 1Tenofovir, Lamivudine or Emtricitabine, Efavirenz