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Table 1 Characteristics of the children 14 weeks to 11 months eligible for pentavalent vaccination

From: Pentavalent vaccination in Kenya: coverage and geographical accessibility to health facilities using data from a community demographic and health surveillance system in Kilifi County

Characteristic Pentavalent vaccinated (n = 3435) Pentavalent not vaccinated (n = 1007) Overall (n = 4442)
Gender (Female) 1743 (50.7%) 518 (51.4%) 2,261 (51.0%)
Age in months median (IQR) 7.3(5.6–9.0) 7.7(5.4–9.4) 7.4(5.5–9.1)
Travel time (minutes) to facility (median IQR) 39(16–63) 47(25–72) 41(18–65)
Peri-urban area of residence 1,189 (34.6%) 223 (22.1%) 1,412 (31.8%)
Use safe water 1331 (38.7%) 328 (32.6%) 1,659 (37.3%)
Treats drinking water 1959 (57.0%) 519 (51.5%) 2,478 (55.8%)
Hand-washing facility in a household 1174 (34.2%) 355 (35.3%) 1,529 (34.4%)
Ownership of latrine/toilet by a household 2143 (62.4%) 576 (57.2%) 2,719 (61.2%)
Has a birth certificate 159 (4.6%) 62 (6.2%) 221 (5.0%)
Is an orphan 67 (2.0%) 26 (2.6%) 93 (2.1%)
Sleep under mosquito-treated net 3247 (94.5%) 889 (88.3%) 4,136 (93.1%)
More than 1 h travel time 959 (27.9%) 375 (37.2%) 1,334 (30.1%)