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Table 2 Characteristics of women in the combined dataset (n = 2063)

From: Using two on-going HIV studies to obtain clinical data from before, during and after pregnancy for HIV-positive women

  n %
Ethnicity Black-African 1535 74.4
  White 243 11.8
Black-Caribbean 104 5.0
Other 173 8.4
Missing 8 0.4
Region of birth* African 1527 74.0
  European 347 16.8
Region of the Americas 87 4.2
Eastern Mediterranean 53 2.6
South-East Asia 25 1.2
Western Pacific 16 0.8
NK 8 0.4
Probable route of infection Heterosexual sex 1798 87.2
  Injecting drug use 40 1.9
Other 135 6.5
NK 90 4.4
Age at start of first pregnancy (years) Median (IQR) 30.4 (26.5-34.3)
  Range 14-49  
HIV-diagnosis in relation to first reported pregnancy Before pregnancy 1131 54.8
  During first pregnancy 911 44.2
At delivery 21 1.0
Pregnancy outcome (all pregnancies, n = 3035) Live birth 2632 86.7
  Miscarriage 178 5.9
Termination 113 3.7
Stillbirth 33 1.1
Ectopic pregnancy 4 0.1
Continuing to term 75 2.5
  1. * WHO World Regions [31].
  2. Using UK CHIC categories and data.