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Table 2 Referral sources, prophylaxis and nutritional status of 29,531 children enrolled into care between 2011 and 2014

From: Pediatric HIV care and treatment services in Tanzania: implications for survival

Referral source   2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
HBC 48 (0.6%) 28 (0.4%) 38 (0.5%) 23 (0.3%) 137 (0.5%)
PITC 894 (11.1%) 748 (11.1%) 934 (13.0%) 1040 (13.7%) 3616 (12.2%)
PMTCT 330 (4.1%) 310 (4.6%) 285 (4.0%) 364 (4.8%) 1289 (4.4%)
VCT 1524 (19.0%) 1329 (19.8%) 1287 (17.9%) 1284 (16.9%) 5424 (18.4%)
Missing 5232 (65.2%) 4312 (64.1%) 4627 (64.5%) 4894 (64.4%) 19,065 (64.6%)
Positive for TB No 27,658 (93.7%) 7359 (91.7%) 6251 (92.9%) 6780 (94.5%) 7268 (95.6%)
Yes 672 (2.3%) 117 (1.5%) 149 (2.2%) 211 (2.9%) 195 (2.6%)
Missing 1201 (4.1%) 552 (6.9%) 327 (4.9%) 180 (2.5%) 142 (1.9%)
Cotrimoxazole No 7977 (27.0%) 2264 (28.2%) 2026 (30.1%) 1835 (25.6%) 1852 (24.4%)
Yes 21,554 (73.0%) 5764 (71.8%) 4701 (69.9%) 5336 (74.4%) 5753 (75.6%)
Malnourished No 19,172 (64.9%) 3370 (42.0%) 4540 (67.5%) 5272 (73.5%) 5990 (78.8%)
Mild 3 (0.0%) 3 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Moderate 3005 (10.2%) 453 (5.6%) 806 (12.0%) 911 (12.7%) 835 (11.0%)
Severe 906 (3.1%) 158 (2.0%) 268 (4.0%) 259 (3.6%) 221 (2.9%)
Missing 6445 (21.8%) 4044 (50.4%) 1113 (16.5%) 729 (10.2%) 559 (7.4%)