Table 1

Characteristics of HIV-exposed Infants with DNA-PCR HIV test results between 2013 and 2020 in Malawi

Patient characteristicsn (%)
Total255 229 (100.0)
Gender
 Male122 610 (48.0)
 Female125 275 (49.1)
 Missing7344 (2.9)
Location
 Rural168 258 (65.9)
 Urban86 971 (34.1)
Age at sample draw (in months)
 0–1145 622 (57.1)
 2–574 707 (29.3)
 6–1121 307 (8.4)
 12–173337 (1.3)
 18–241902 (0.8)
 Missing8354 (3.3)
Region
 Northern22 897 (9.0)
 Central72 633 (28.5)
 Southern159 699 (62.6)
Year sample drawn
 201316 308 (6.4)
 201425 858 (10.1)
 201541 271 (16.2)
 201641 178 (16.1)
 201742 252 (16.6)
 201843 370 (17.0)
 201936 372 (14.3)
 2020*7741 (3.0)
 Missing879 (0.3)
  • *The data are from January to June.