São Tomé and Principe - Immunization

Immunization, DPT (% of children ages 12-23 months)

The value for Immunization, DPT (% of children ages 12-23 months) in São Tomé and Principe was 96.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 30 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 99.00 in 2008 and a minimum value of 26.00 in 1983.

Definition: Child immunization measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against diphtheria, pertussis (or whooping cough), and tetanus (DPT) after receiving three doses of vaccine.

Source: WHO and UNICEF (http://www.who.int/immunization_monitoring/routine/en/).

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Year Value
1981 42.00
1982 34.00
1983 26.00
1984 49.00
1985 48.00
1986 65.00
1987 72.00
1988 77.00
1989 63.00
1990 92.00
1991 87.00
1992 68.00
1993 60.00
1994 83.00
1995 79.00
1996 68.00
1997 73.00
1998 73.00
1999 78.00
2000 82.00
2001 92.00
2002 92.00
2003 94.00
2004 96.00
2005 97.00
2006 97.00
2007 97.00
2008 99.00
2009 98.00
2010 98.00
2011 96.00

Immunization, measles (% of children ages 12-23 months)

Immunization, measles (% of children ages 12-23 months) in São Tomé and Principe was 91.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 93.00 in 2008, while its lowest value was 25.00 in 1981.

Definition: Child immunization measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against measles after receiving one dose of vaccine.

Source: WHO and UNICEF (http://www.who.int/immunization_monitoring/routine/en/).

See also:

Year Value
1981 25.00
1982 32.00
1983 40.00
1984 48.00
1985 35.00
1986 58.00
1987 69.00
1988 69.00
1989 45.00
1990 71.00
1991 77.00
1992 52.00
1993 57.00
1994 65.00
1995 74.00
1996 57.00
1997 60.00
1998 59.00
1999 64.00
2000 69.00
2001 75.00
2002 85.00
2003 87.00
2004 91.00
2005 88.00
2006 85.00
2007 86.00
2008 93.00
2009 90.00
2010 92.00
2011 91.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention