Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Human papillomavirus vaccine delivery strategies that achieved high coverage in low- and middle-income countries

D Scott LaMontagne, Sandhya Barge, Nga Thi Le, Emmanuel Mugisha, Mary E Penny, Sanjay Gandhi, Amynah Janmohamed, Edward Kumakech, N Rocio Mosqueira, Nghi Quy Nguyen, Proma Paul, Yuxiao Tang, Tran Hung Minh, Bella Patel Uttekar & Aisha O Jumaan

Volume 89, Number 11, November 2011, 821-830B

Table 3. Human papillomavirus vaccination coverage survey, survey respondents and girls eligible for vaccination, India, Peru, Uganda and Viet Nam, 2008–2010

Vaccine delivery strategy Peru
Uganda
Viet Nam
India
School-based
School-based
Combined with Child Days Plus programme
School-based
Health-centre-based
School- and health-centre-based, pulsed campaign at three time points
School- and health centre-based, monthly delivery
2008 2008 2009 2008–2009 2009 2008–2009 2009–2010 2008–2009 2009–2010 2009–2010 2009–2010
Respondents, no. 575 400 280 361 448 500 285 280 219 1948 1973
Mother, no. (%) 421 (74) 243 (61) 151(54) 225 (63) 272 (61) 346 (69) 177 (63) 200 (71) 123 (57) 1246 (64) 1147 (58)
Father, no. (%) 44 (8) 89 (23) 74 (26) 52 (14) 70 (16) 65 (13) 64 (23) 58 (21) 71 (33) 437 (22) 449 (23)
Other adult relative, no. (%) 105 (18) 46 (12) 36 (13) 52 (14) 84 (19) 53 (11) 29 (11) 14 (5) 15 (7) 231 (12) 374 (19)
Other adult, no. (%) 1 (< 1) 18 (5) 19 (7) 30 (8) 21 (5) 36 (7) 13 (5) 8 (3) 8 (4) 34 (2) 3 (< 1)
Age of eligible girl,a,b no. (%)
< 10 years 16 (3) 5 (1) 3 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 years 257 (45) 18 (5) 21 (8) 361 (100) 448 (100) 22 (4) 27 (9) 29 (10) 26 (12) 123 (6) 130 (6)
11 years 198 (34) 38 (10) 42 (15) 0 0 150 (30) 126 (44) 188 (67) 137 (63) 394 (20) 350 (18)
12 years 69 (12) 79 (20) 40 (14) 0 0 2 (< 1) 5 (2) 0 0 538 (28) 446 (23)
13 years 20 (3) 101 (25) 63 (23) 0 0 1 (< 1) 0 0 0 495 (25) 488 (25)
14 years 9 (2) 88 (22) 55 (20) 0 0 0 0 0 0 398 (20) 559 (28)
> 14 years 6 (1) 66 (17) 30 (11) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
School grade of eligible girl,a,b,c no. (%)
Not regularly attending school 0 0 0 0 2 (< 1) 0 0 0 0 179 (9) 505 (26)
Grade 1 or 2 0 0 0 70 (19) 96 (21) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grade 3 0 0 0 156 (43) 162 (36) 0 0 0 0 4 (< 1) 8 (< 1)
Grade 4 0 0 0 91 (25) 120 (27) 2 (< 1) 1 (< 1) 1 (< 1) 1 (< 1) 34 (2) 45 (2)
Grade 5 575 (100) 400d (100) 280 (100) 33 (9) 46 (10) 10 (2) 11 (4) 12 (4) 6 (3) 173 (9) 168 (9)
Grade 6 0 0 0 7 (2) 8 (2) 472 (94) 268 (94) 256 (91) 207 (95) 369 (19) 338 (17)
Grade 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 (< 1) 0 5 (2) 0 412 (21) 354 (18)
Grade 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 338 (17) 265 (13)
Above grade 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 439 (23) 289 (15)

a At administration of the first vaccine dose, as reported by survey respondents.

b The totals may not add up to 100% of all respondents because some data on age, date of birth, school enrolment or school grade were missing.

c The term “grade” has been adopted generically even though India uses the term “standard”, Peru and Viet Nam use the term ”grade” and Uganda uses the term ”class”, all which have the same meaning.

d School grades were missing for four girls but were assumed to be grade five.