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Table 3 Different vaccine schedules followed by infants in Cameroon

From: Immune response to hepatitis B vaccine following complete immunization of children attending two regional hospitals in the Southwest region of Cameroon: a cross sectional study

Variable Number of participants (n = 161) Percentages (%)
Interval between 1st and 2nd dose of HBVa vaccine
 1 month 150 93.2
 2 months 9 5.6
 3 months 2 1.2
Interval between 2nd and 3rd dose of HBVa vaccine
 1 month 143 88.8
 2 months 17 10.6
 3 months 1 0.6
Received HBVa vaccine on scheduled time according to EPIb
 Yes 131 81.4
 No 30 18.6
Duration since last dose of HBVa vaccine
 2 months 39 24.2
 3 months 40 24.8
 4 months 18 11.2
 5 months 31 19.3
 6 months 29 18.0
 7 months 4 2.5
  1. aHBV Hepatitis B virus. bEPI Expanded program on immunisation (Interval between vaccine doses 1 month apart)