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Table 4 Influence of PCV7 vaccination status on S. pneumoniae carriage

From: Nasopharyngeal carriage of individual Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes during pediatric radiologically confirmed community acquired pneumonia following PCV7 introduction in Switzerland

  Nasopharyngeal SP_PCR + Nasopharyngeal SP_PCR - p-value Adjusted p-value*
(n=151) (n=162)
PCV7 Vaccination status    0.046 0.98
    Fully vaccinated 40 (26.5%) 30 (18.5%)   
    Partially vaccinated 13 (8.6%) 7 (4.3%)   
    None 98 (64.9% 125 (77.2%)   
  1. *Chi-Square test adjusted by age, gender.