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Table 1 Characteristics of survey participants

From: Prevalence of depressive symptoms in pregnant and postnatal HIV-positive women in Ukraine: a cross-sectional survey

  Antenatal Survey (n=180) Postnatal Survey (n=228)
Median age at participation (IQR) 27.4 years (24.8, 30.9) 28.3 years (24.8, 31.9)
Marital status   
 Married 96/180 (53 %) 99/228 (43 %)
 Cohabiting 50/180 (28 %) 84/228 (37 %)
 Single 34/180 (19 %) 45/228 (20 %)
Living as only adult in household 12/179 (7 %) 28/225 (12 %)
Disclosure of HIV status   
 To husband/partner or family or friend(s) 162/178 (91 %) 210/222 (95 %)
 To no one at all 16/178 (9 %) 12/222 (5 %)
Smoking, alcohol and drug usea   
 Current smoker 47/178 (26 %) 74/225 (33 %)
 Current alcohol use 15/179 (8 %) 18/224 (8 %)
 Ever used marijuana 25/178 (14 %) 27/228 (12 %)
 Ever used illicit drugs other than marijuana 23/174 (13 %) 23/215 (11 %)
Use of support servicesa   
 Currently using support group 10/180 (5 %) 33/228 (14 %)
 Currently using peer counselling 9/180 (5 %) 85/228 (37 %)
 Currently using social services 39/180 (22 %) 82/228 (36 %)
 Currently using adherence programme 4/180 (2 %) 43/228 (19 %)
On ART for 4 weeks preceding surveyb 180/180 (100 %) 101/228 (44 %)
  1. aGroups not mutually exclusive
  2. bReceipt of antenatal ART was one of the eligibility criteria for participation in the antenatal survey. Fewer women were on ART in the postnatal group because Ukraine's national policy at the time of these surveys was based on WHO Option B, with pregnant women who did not yet have treatment indications for their own health stopping ART at delivery