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Table 1 National Evidence on Full immunization coverage and timeliness in Ethiopia

From: What we know and don’t know about the immunization program of Ethiopia: a scoping review of the literature

S.N Author Design Sample Topic Major findings Conclusions
1 CSA, USAID (2000) Cross sectional 2143 National EPI coverage survey report in Ethiopia • DPT I 40% and DPT III 18%
• 14% full (0% in Afar and 74% in AA)
o Urban 42% and Rural 11%
• 17% Not vaccinated
• Substantial differences in the coverage between regions
• High dropouts
2 CSA, USAID (2005) Cross sectional 1, 877 National EPI coverage survey report in Ethiopia • DPT I 58% and DPT III 32%,
• 20% fully (Afar 0.6% and AA 70%)
• 24% No vaccination
• High dropout rates
• Many unvaccinated children
3 Kidane T(2006) Cross sectional survey 6903 children National EPI coverage survey report in Ethiopia • DPT I 84.3% and DPT III 66%
• Fully 49.9% (Somali 14% and AA 87%)
• Timely coverage of 20%
• Progress was not uniform in all regions of the country
• Dropout rate was high
4 CSA, 2011 Cross sectional survey 1927 National EPI coverage survey report in Ethiopia • 24% fully vaccinated (Afar 8% and AA 78%)
o Urban 48% and rural 20%
• 16% No vaccinations
• Disparity between regions
• High dropout rate
5 EPHI (2012) Cross sectional survey 3762 National immunization coverage survey • Receiving all basic vaccination is 50%
o Afar and Somali 12.6% while AA 94%
• Valid dose of 18.6%
• Access and utilization is low in most regions
• High drop-out rates
6 FMOH (2014) HMIS National Policy and practice
information for action
• Full 77.7% and Penta II 87.6% • Relatively good coverage
7 CSA, USAID (2016) Cross sectional 2004 children Ethiopian demographic and health survey • 39% fully (Afar 15% and AA 89%)
• 22% were vaccinated timely
• No vaccinations 16%
• The EDHS surveys have shown a steady progress in EPI coverage
8 FMOH (2015) HMIS National Health and health related Indicators: 2016 • Penta III 94.4% and Fully 86.6% • Showed good progress since 2010 coverage of 86%
9 WHO/UNICEF (2017) Estimate National WHO and UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage: 2017 revision • DPT I 85% and DPT III 73% in 2017 • Showed progress from previous estimates
10 FMOH (2018) HMIS National Annual Health Sector Performance report • Penta III 96% and full coverage 87%
• Pent1 to measles drop-out was 13%
• Showed progress
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