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Table 2 Timeliness of vaccine uptake for specific vaccines at the KATH MCH clinic, 2012

From: Timeliness of childhood vaccine uptake among children attending a tertiary health service facility-based immunisation clinic in Ghana

Vaccine Timeliness of receipt of vaccine
Too early On time Acceptably early Delayed
No. % No. % No. % No. %
BCG* N/A N/A 230 88.9 12 4.6 17 6.6
OPV 0 N/A N/A 229 95.8 10 4.2 0 0
OPV/DPT/HiB/HepB 1 6 2.3 232 89.6 14 5.4 7 2.7
OPV/DPT/HiB/HepB 2 6 2.5 205 86.5 17 7.2 9 3.8
OPV/DPT/HiB/HepB 3 4 1.9 176 83.1 16 7.5 16 7.5
Measles/Yellow fever 3 3.1 49 50.5 29 29.9 16 16.5
  1. *BCG- Bacille Calmette-Guerin; N/A: not applicable; OPV- Oral Polio Vaccine; DPT- Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus; HepB- Hepatitis B.