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Table 2 HIV and Fertility related profile of sexually active HIV positive reproductive age women attending ART clinics in Amhara region referral hospitals, northwest Ethiopia 2016 (n = 421)

From: The role of counseling on modern contraceptive utilization among HIV positive women: the case of Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency (N) Percent (%)
Time since HIV diagnosis (months)
  < = 60 months 188 44.7
  > 60 months 233 55.3
On ART
 Yes 418 99.3
 No 3 0.7
Recent CD4 count(mm)
  ≤ 500 234 55.6
  > 500 187 44.4
HIV status disclosed to partner (n = 266)
 Yes 242 91
 No 24 9
Partner HIV status (n = 266)
 Positive 208 78.2
 Negative 29 10.9
 I don’t know 29 10.9
Total number of living children
 None 77 18.3
 1 or 2 246 58.4
 3 or 4 78 18.5
  > =5 20 4.8
Last pregnancy intended (n = 344)
 Yes 283 82.3
 No 61 17.7
Fertility desire (n = 421)
 Yes 168 39.9
 No 228 54.2
 I don’t know 25 5.9
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