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Table 3 Overall vaccine wastage in major and minor health facilities (April to September 2016)

From: Vaccine wastage in The Gambia: a prospective observational study

Vaccine Average wastage rate (%) P valuea
Overall (95% CI) Major Minor
Lyophilised
 BCG 54.9 (47.5–62.2) 50.0 59.7 0.631
 Yellow fever 27.9 (21.9–33.9) 23.7 32.3 0.640
 Measles 15.6 (11.9–19.3) 10.4 20.8 0.483
Liquid (MDV)
 Hep B 1.9 (0.2–3.5) 2.7 1.0 0.765
 bOPV 4.4 (2.6–6.2) 6.2 2.6 0.663
 Pentavalent 2.5 (−2.4–7.4) 0.13 4.8 0.460
 IPV 5.1 (1.4–8.8) 3.2 7.0 0.672
 DPT 0.1(−0.2–1.1) 0.9 0 0.747
 TT 2.0 (−1.9–5.9) 0.3 3.7 0.548
Liquid (single)
 PCV13 0.1 (0.0–0.1) 0.1 0.02 0.945
 Rotavirus 5.2 (0.1–10.3) 4.5 5.9 0.878
  1. aMajor versus minor, MDV multi-dose vial, tOPV switched to bOPV from mid-April,