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Table 1 Nasopharyngeal carriage rate of S. pneumoniae at the age of 6 weeks before the first dose of the vaccine and 9 months and 2 years after completion of PCV10 vaccination: distribution by site of recruitment

From: Serotype and molecular diversity of nasopharyngeal Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from children before and after vaccination with the ten-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV10) in Ethiopia

Health Centers At the age of 6 weeks At the age of 9 months At the age of 2 years
Total sample Positive Percent
(95% CI)
Total sample Positive Percent
(95% CI)
Total sample Positive Percent
(95% CI)
Addis Ketema 117 39 33.3 (24.9–42.6) 47 34 65.2 (57.4–84.4) 39 22 56.4 (39.6–72.2)
Arada 59 16 27.1 (16.4–40.3)
Beletshachew 102 21 20.6 (13.2–29.7) 20 10 50.0 (27.2–72.8) 32 20 62.5 (43.2–78.9)
Bole-17 110 31 28.2 (20.0–37.6) 45 23 51.1 (34.7–65.4) 38 22 57.9 (40.1–73.7)
Dil Fire 141 38 27.0 (19.8–35.1) 44 22 50.0 (34.6–65.4) 34 12 35.3 (19.7–53.5)
Kirkos 140 28 20.0 (13.7–27.6) 27 13 48.1 (28.7–68.0) 47 17 36.2 (22.8–51.5)
Kolfe 120 37 30.8 (22.7–39.9) 23 15 65.2 (42.7–83.6) 11 4 36.4 (10.9–69.2)
Total 789 210 26.6 (23.6–29.8) 206 117 56.8 (49.7–63.6) 201 97 48.3 (40.2–54.4)