TABLE 1

Participants’ characteristics

Data presented as the mean (S.D.), unless otherwise indicated.

CharacteristicMothers (n = 41)Infants (n = 41)
Age (yr)29 (5.3)
Weight (kg)56 (7.2)
HIV-1 RNA <40 copies/ml, n (%)36 (88)
Mean CD4+ count (cells/mm3)588 (260)
Gestational age at birth (wk)37.1 (0.3)
Weight at birth (g)3992 (506)
Weight at month 6 (g)6183 (624)