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Infant feeding among HIV-positive mothers and the general population mothers: comparison of two cross-sectional surveys in Eastern Uganda

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Title
Infant feeding among HIV-positive mothers and the general population mothers: comparison of two cross-sectional surveys in Eastern Uganda
Published in
BMC Public Health, May 2009
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-9-124
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Authors

Lars T Fadnes, Ingunn MS Engebretsen, Henry Wamani, Nulu B Semiyaga, Thorkild Tylleskär, James K Tumwine

Abstract

Infant feeding recommendations for HIV-positive mothers differ from recommendations to mothers of unknown HIV-status. The aim of this study was to compare feeding practices, including breastfeeding, between infants and young children of HIV-positive mothers and infants of mothers in the general population of Uganda.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Indonesia 1 <1%
Nigeria 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Unknown 107 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 29 26%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 14%
Student > Bachelor 14 13%
Researcher 8 7%
Student > Postgraduate 7 6%
Other 26 24%
Unknown 11 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 42 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 22 20%
Social Sciences 8 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 6%
Business, Management and Accounting 4 4%
Other 12 11%
Unknown 15 14%