Characteristics Number (%)
Gender  
Male 121 (54.0)
Female  103 (46.0)
Age at presentation  
Median age in days (IQR) 150 (30-330)
≤6 weeks 65 (29.0)
>6 weeks – 6 months 58 (25.9)
>6 months – 12 months 63 (28.1)
>12 months  38 (17.0)
GA  
Mean (±SD)  39.22 (1.92)
≥37 weeks  210 (93.8)
 37 weeks    14 (6.2)
WAZ  
Mean (±SD) -1.915 (2.14)
Underweight 110 (49.1)
Not underweight 114 (50.9)
HAZ  
Median (IQR) -2.03 (-3.65 to 0.55)
Stunted 113 (50.4)
Not stunted 111 (49.6) 
WHZ  
Median (IQR) 0.75 (-2.31 to 0.72)
Wasted     68 (30.4)
Not wasted    156 (69.6)
No. of children in the household  
≤4      86(38.4)
>4     138(61.6)
Delivery type  
Elective C/S 2 (0.9)
Emergent C/S 6 (2.7)
Vaginal 216 (96.4)
ROM  
<4 hours 129 (57.6)
≥4 hours   93 (41.5)
Nil 2 (0.9)
ARV prophylaxis in Infants  
NVP (6 weeks)   42 (18.8)
sdNVP + ZDV (6 weeks)  26 (11.6)
None     156 (69.6)
HIV Screening outcome  
Negative 147 (65.6)
Positive 77 (34.4)
Mode of HIV screening  
DNA/PCR 215 (95.9)
RVST 9 (4.1)
Sources of referral  
FMC 71 (31.7 )
Private 10 133 ( 59.4  )
Government 10 +20 20 (8.9)
C/S- Caesarean section, ROM= Rupture of membrane, RVST= HIV antibody test, 10=Primary health facility, 20= Secondary health facility
Table 1: Some clinical and demographic characteristics of subjects at presentation.
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