Characteristics Number (%)
HCV antibody  
Positive 3 (4.2)
Negative 68 (95.8)
HBsAg  
Positive 9 (12.7)
Negative    62 (87.3)
Anaemia  
Mean Hgb (±SD) 10.31 (1.65)
10g/dl  27 (38.0)
≥10g/dl       44(62.0)
Marital status  
With partner 211 (94.2)
Without partner 13 (508)
Social- economic status  
≥minimum wage 12 (5.4)
< Minimum wage 212 (94.6)
Breast  abscess  
Yes 1 (0.4)
No 223 (99.6)
Health  status  
Alive and healthy 193 (86.2)
Alive and sick 28 (12.5)
Dead 3 (1.3)
Viral load  
Median (IQR)         65,026 (2848 -386,846)
Detectable 65 (91.5)
Undetectable          6 (8.5)
CD4Count  
>200       55(77.5)
≤200         16(22.5)
ARV Interventions  
HAART      44 (62)
ARV 27 (38)
HCV=Hepatitis C virus, HBsAg= Hepatitis B surface antigen, Hgb=haemoglobin
Table 2: Some characteristics of the 71 mothers that had ANC at FMC Makurdi