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Table 2 Fertility and childbearing characteristics (n = 247)

From: Factors related to fertility desire among female sex workers living with HIV in the Dominican Republic

  Number % Mean Range
Currently have children 230/247 93.1   
 Number of children (n = 230)    2.8 1,8
Child loss (ever) 51/247 20.7   
Ever pregnant 236/247 95.5   
 Number of pregnancies (n = 236)    4.4 1,12
 Any pregnancy loss 152/236 64.4   
Pregnant since HIV diagnosis 91/247 36.8   
 Number of pregnancies (n = 91)    1.6 1,5
 Any pregnancy loss 32/91 35.2   
Fertility desire 70/247 28.3   
 Number of children desired (n = 68)    1.6 1,5
 Reported permanent contraception 24/70 34.3   
Currently pregnant 5/247 2.0   
Negative perception of pregnancy and HIV 136/247 55.1   
aPartner would be upset about pregnancy 30/201 14.9   
  1. aAmong those reporting a partner