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Table 1 Measles vaccine coverage and their confidence interval (CI) of different immunization opportunities, by card confirmation and oral history, Katanga province, DRC, 2011

From: Measles in Democratic Republic of Congo: an outbreak description from Katanga, 2010–2011

Health district Health zone Type1 Study population Number of children included EPI2coverage [CI 95%] SIA3coverage [CI 95%] ORI4coverage [CI 95%]
Likasi Kikula, Likasi and Panda Urban 6 months - 14 years 4244 91.5% [89.1 - 93.5] 82.6% [77.6 - 86.6] 99.3% [98.9 - 99.6]
Lubumbashi All the11 health zones of the district Urban 6 months - 14 years 6622 91.4% [89.5 - 92.9] 89.1% [85.2 - 92.0] 98.1% [97.3 - 98.6]
Likasi Kapolowe Rural 6 months - 14 years 1056 83.1% [74.0 - 89.4] 81.8% [70.4 - 89.4] 97.0% [88.0 - 99.3]
Likasi Kambove Rural 6 months - 14 years 1223 80.0% [69.8 – 87.3] 68.2% [49.4 - 82.5] 94.7% [81.8 - 98.6]
Haut-Katanga Kasenga Rural 6 months - 14 years 2199 86.0% [80.4 - 90.2] 85.5% [80.4 - 89.5] 93.8% [91.0 - 95.7]
Haut-Lomami Malemba-Nkulu Rural 6 months - 9 years 1722 81.2% [76.4 - 85.3] 77.3% [70.6 - 82.9] 81.1% [76.5 - 84.9]
Haut-Katanga Kipushi Rural 6 months - 14 years 1545 92.8% [90.3 - 94.7] 84.5% [78.0 - 89.4] 97.2% [95.7 - 98.2]
  1. 1 An area was defined as urban if it included a statutory city (in DRC, all provincial capital plus 21 cities are considered as statutory).
  2. 2 Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) = routine vaccination activities in health facilities for children aged 9 to 11 months.
  3. 3 Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIA) were non-selective mass vaccination campaigns targeting children aged 6 to 59 months.
  4. 4 Outbreak Response Immunizations (ORI) were reactive mass vaccination campaigns targeting children aged 6 months to 14 (or 9) years.