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Clinical Study

Barriers to Initiation of Pediatric HIV Treatment in Uganda: A Mixed-Method Study

Table 1

Characteristics of the Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) sites.

KampalaFort PortalMbale

LocationNational capitalDistrict capitalDistrict capital
Populationa1,659,60047,10091,800
Catchment areaUrbanUrban and ruralUrban and rural
HIV prevalenceb5–9.9%5–9.9%5–9.9%
Number of adults in care at JCRC (% of total)c15306 (85.7)5880 (87.3)3027 (85.7)
Number of children in care at JCRC (% total)c2553 (14.3)858 (12.7)506 (14.3)
Number of adults receiving ART at JCRC (% of adults in care)c6096 (39.8)2575 (43.8)2505 (82.8)
Number of children receiving ART at JCRC (% of children in care)c888 (34.8)340 (39.6)349 (69.0)

aSource: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) 2011.
bSource: UNAIDS Epidemiological Factsheet Uganda 2009.
cSource: Monitoring and Evaluation records at JCRC, 2011.