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Table 5 Contribution of DOPV to the total number of children vaccinated <5Yrs in 4 LGAs, Borno State, from January to July 2016

From: Targeting the last polio sanctuaries with Directly Observed Oral Polio Vaccination (DOPV) in northern Nigeria, (2014–2016)

LGA January February May June July
No. of children Vaccinated No. of children Vaccinated No. of children Vaccinated No. Vaccinated through DOPV Total No. Vaccinated % of Children Vaccinated through DOPV No. Vaccinated through DOPV Total No. Vaccinated % .of children Vaccinated through DOPV
MMC 387,746 391,637 400,915 416,501 420,481 99.1 419,493 490,612 85.5
Jere 220,328 228,583 234,142 184,456 269,129 68.5 208,740 269,129 77.6
Mafa 32,409 33,265 34,555 26,584 36,332 73.2 31,433 40,656 77.3
Kondugaa 39,846 41,575 73,305 0 75,531 0.0 35,788 82,999 43.1
Total 680,329 695,060 742,917 627,541 801,473 78.3 695,454 883,396 78.7
  1. DOPV was implemented in 4 LGAs, June and July 2016 SIAs
  2. aNote that only one ward out of 7 implemented DOPV in Konduga LGA in July 2016, due to insecurity