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Table 1 Age of standard/grade four girls who received HPV vaccine

From: Implementation of a human papillomavirus vaccination demonstration project in Malawi: successes and challenges

  Year 1 (2013–2014) Year 2 (2014–2015) Year 3 (2015–2016) Total for the first 3 years of the project
Zomba urban (%) Rumphi District (%) Total (%) Zomba urban (%) Rumphi District (%) Total (%) Zomba district (%) Rumphi District (%) Total (%) Zomba district (%) Rumphi District (%) Total (%)
Total in-school standard 4 girls fully vaccinated: 1635 3874 5509 1506 3055 4561 13,532 3164 16,696 16,673 10,093 26,766
≤8 years old 377 (23.1) 267 (6.9) 644 (11.7) 294 (19.5) 223 (7.3) 517 (11.3) 695 (5.1) 195 (6.2) 890 (5.2) 1366 (8.2) 685 (6.8) 2051 (7.7)
9–13 years old 1241 (75.9) 3484 (89.9) 4725 (85.8) 1176 (78.1) 2760 (90.3) 3936 (86.3) 12,252 (90.5) 2918 (92.2) 15,170 (91.0) 14,669 (88.0) 9162 (90.8) 23,831 (89.0)
≥14 17 (1.0) 123 (3.2) 140 (2.5) 36 (2.4) 72 (2.4) 108 (2.4) 585 (4.3) 51 (1.6) 636 (3.8) 638 (3.8) 246 (2.3) 884 (3.3)
Out-of-school girls aged 9–13 years vaccinated - - - 4/4 (100.0) 28/58 (48.3) 32/62 (51.6) 368/701 (52.5) 3/3 (100.0) 371/704 (52.7) 372/705 (52.8) 31/60 (51.7) 403/765 (52.7)
Total number of girls fully vaccinated 1635 3874 5509 1510 3083 4593 13,900 3167 17,067 17,045 10,124 27,169
  1. In year one, fully vaccinated was defined receiving all the three (3) doses given at 0,2 and 6 months. In year 2 and 3, fully vaccinated was defined receiving two doses given at 0 and 6 months