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Table 3 Incidence rate for infections per 1000 person-years and number of deaths at Butajira rural health program site during three years and three months from inclusion in the study in the intervention group, the vaccinated sub-set of the intervention group (Sep. 2011 – Aug. 2012), and control group (Sep 2009 – Aug. 2010)

From: Cost-effectiveness of childhood pneumococcal vaccination program in Ethiopia: results from a quasi-experimental evaluation

Infection Intervention group (n = 876) Control group (n = 1010)
All (876) Vaccinated sub-group (626)
Acute lower respiratory infections
  ≤ 6 months 138.9 124.5 94.0
 7–12 months 76.9 84.8 54.2
12 months 56.4 30.6 60.4
2 years 26.1 22.8 29.6
 For the total period 88.5 82.1 75.2
Acute otitis media (for all) 7.1 5.0 6.2
Sepsis (for all) 4.3 3.7 0.4
Death 2 2 6