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Table 2 Knowledge of respondents on MTCT & PMTCT of HIV among pregnant Women attending ANC in Health facilities of Gondar Town, North west Ethiopia, 2011

From: Determinant factors of pregnant mothers’ knowledge on mother to child transmission of HIV and its prevention in Gondar town, North West Ethiopia

Variables n = 400
Those women who: No (%)
know MTCT 354 (88.5)
know PMTCT 334 (83.5)
say that MTCT could occur: n =354
 During pregnancy 127 (35.9)
 During childbirth 119 (33.6)
 Through breast feeding 88 (24.9)
 Multiple answers 30 (8.5)
say that PMTCT is possible by: n =334
 Use of anti-retroviral drugs 195 (58.4)
 Avoiding breast feeding 60 (18.0)
 Safe delivery 37 (11.0)
 Multiple answers 61 (18.3)