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Table 2 Age range of eligibility for receiving vaccine and proportion of eligible children vaccinated during Vaccination Week of Americas, Bolivar, Venezuela, 2011

From: Vaccination Week in the Americas, 2011: an opportunity to assess the routine vaccination program in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Vaccine Age eligibility (months) Minimum interval (after preceding dose), if applicable No. eligible No. (% of eligible) vaccinated [95% CI]
BCG ≤12   18 16 (89)
Hepatitis B ≤1   13 11 (85)
Pentavalent1* ≥2   40 14 (35)
Pentavalent2* ≥4 ≥28 days (Penta1) 42 10 (24)
Pentavalent3* ≥6 ≥28 days (Penta2) 60 14 (23)
OPV1 ≥2   46 23 (50)
OPV2 ≥4 ≥28 days (OPV1) 52 18 (35)
OPV3 ≥6 ≥28 days (OPV2) 74 15 (20)
MMR1 ≥12   121 16 (13)
Yellow fever ≥12   127 3 (2)
Rotavirus1 2 - 4   20 8 (40)
Rotavirus2 4-8 ≥28 days (Rotavirus1) 11 6 (55)
Pentavalent4* (DTP boost1) ≥18   155 14 (9)
DTP boost2 ≥60   9 5 (56)
OPV boost1 ≥18   138 17 (12)
OPV boost2 ≥60   45 1 (2)
MMR2 ≥60   87 4 (5)
Any dose ≤72   528 126 (24) [20–28]
All indicated doses ≤72   528 69 (13) [10-16]
  1. *Pentavalent = Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTP) + Haemophilus influenzae type b + Hepatitis B vaccines.