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Table 2 HIV positive pregnant women not initiated on ARVs in the regions (2011–2013)

From: Towards elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Ghana: an analysis of national programme data

HIV Positive Pregnant Women Not Initiated on ARVs in All Regions  
  Year
  2011 2012 2013 2011–2013
Region HIV+ ANC Clients (% Not Initiated on ARVs) (95 % CI) HIV+ ANC Clients (% Not Initiated on ARVs) (95 % CI) HIV+ ANC Clients (% Not Initiated on ARVs) (95 % CI) Percent Change (Not initiated on ARVs)a
Ashanti 3391 (68 %) (66.4,69.6) 2215 (31 %) (29.1,32.9) 1508 (19 %) (17.0,21.0) −704 %
Brong Ahafo 1414 (22 %) (19.9,24.2) 1348 (13 %) (11.2,14.9) 1101 (4 %) (37.1,42.9) −606 %
Central 619 (31 %) (27.2,34.7) 725 (32 %) (28.6,35.5) 387 (28 %) (23.5,32.7) −77 %
Eastern 2052 (16 %) (14.4,17.6) 1967 (17 %) (15.3,18.7) 1633 (14 %) (12.3,15.7) −43 %
Greater Accra 2268 (35 %) (33.0,37.0) 1971 (4 %) (37.8,42.2) 1789 (29 %) (26.9,31.1) −53 %
Northern 417 (73 %) (68.4,77.1) 285 (2 %) (15.5,25.1) 231 (33 %) (26.9,39.4) −299 %
Upper East 240 (45 %) (38.6,51.5) 253 (27 %) (21.5,32.8) 242 (−22 %) (16.9,27.6) −102 %
Upper West 183 (19 %) (13.2,25.0) 171 (52 %) (44.2, 59.7) 167 (−31 %) (23.7,38.1) 32.8 %
Volta 1555 (58 %) (55.4,60.4) 684 (14 %) (43.7,59.2) 758 (33 %) (29.6,36.5) −260 %
Western 1492 (42 %) (39.4,44.5) 770 (15 %) (12.5,17.7) 1093 (17 %) (14.7,19.3) −237 %
TOTAL 13,631 (43 %) (42.2,43.8) 10,389 (17 %) (16.3,17.7) 8909 (18 %) (17.2,18.8) −265 %
  1. aNegative sign for the percent change indicates reduction in the number of HIV Positive Pregnant Women not Initiated on ARVs from 2011 to 2013