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Table 3 Comparison of number and percentage of women and infants receiving PMTCT services, before (2006–2010) and during (2011–2015) the EGPAF-CIFF CPM project

From: Using the critical path method to rollout and optimise new PMTCT guidelines to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Zimbabwe: a descriptive analysis

Indicator Number of women and infants receiving PMTCT services (numerator) and percentage, out of those eligible (denominator) in pre-intervention and intervention period % change in number of women & infants receiving PMTCT services before and during the projecta Person’s Chi2 test p-value comparing % women & infants receiving PMTCT services before and during the project
Pre-Intervention Period
(2006–2010)
Intervention Period
(2011–2015)
Pregnant women booked for ANC 59%
(1,176,003/1,985,076)
97%
(2,048,283/2,105,205)
74% < 0.001
Pregnant women tested for HIV in ANC 80%
(941,293/1,176,003)
99%
(1,953,814/1,972,936)
108% < 0.001
HIV-positive pregnant women dispensed ARVS 24%
(34,330/141,064)
74%
(123,547/167,839)
260% < 0.001
HIV-positive pregnant women CD4 tested 11%
(15,543/141,064)
62%
(123,578/197,788)
695% < 0.001
HIV-positive pregnant women initiated ART 2%
(3287/141,064)
42%
(83,494/197,788)
2440% < 0.001
HIV-exposed infants initiated ARV prophylaxis 70%
(98,898/141,064)
85%
(244,814/287,543)
148% < 0.001
Infants HIV tested using DNA PCR < 2 months 9%
(12,494 /141,064)
58%
(167,291/287,543)
1239% < 0.001
  1. aMeasures the change in the numbers provided PMTCT services between the pre-intervention and intervention period