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Immunization coverage - India 2019 [message #24559] Tue, 31 May 2022 11:07 Go to next message
ICEH is currently offline  ICEH
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Dear all,
I have noticed some potential inconsistencies in vaccine coverage (see below) and I wonder if you could provide some guidance.

1. For the age range 12-23 mo, measles coverage is 87.9% in the published report. However, considering the variable h9 in the children dataset and using the same definition, I ended up with a coverage of 71.7%.
The indicator was calculated considering all live children and using categories h9 = 1, 2 and 3 as vaccinated.
2. For the age range 24-35 mo, the report published full immunization coverage (FIC) as low as 3.3% which is much lower than published for children aged 12-23mo (76.6%). I calculated a FIC = 64.3%. Also, all the basic vaccines included in this indicator, had a coverage above 79%.
Re: Immunization coverage - India 2019 [message #24577 is a reply to message #24559] Thu, 02 June 2022 13:02 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Janet-DHS is currently offline  Janet-DHS
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Following is response from DHS Research & Data Analysis Director, Tom Pullum:

We are looking into discrepancies with the immunization data in this survey and will post a more complete response as soon as we can.
Re: Immunization coverage - India 2019 [message #28637 is a reply to message #24577] Sun, 11 February 2024 06:56 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Mihir is currently offline  Mihir
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I have replicated the stata code provided by DHS on GitHub, but I am getting results that are different from the published report.

I am getting "All basic vaccinations according to either source" = 61.66% when using 'age>=12 & age<=23'

Please Help!

[Updated on: Sun, 11 February 2024 06:56]

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Re: Immunization coverage - India 2019 [message #28655 is a reply to message #28637] Wed, 14 February 2024 12:02 Go to previous message
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Following is a response from DHS staff member, Tom Pullum:

Please say what table you are looking at in the report, and what is the number given in that table. I want to be sure we are talking about the same thing.
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