Table 1

Number of deaths, vaccination coverage and deaths prevented by WHO region (2000)

Region

No of deaths

Vaccination coverage (%)

Deaths prevented


African

453,000

65

384,960

American

0

91

148,852

Eastern Mediterranean

81,000

79

129,769

European

7,000

92

28,692

Southeast Asia

202,000

83

256,633

Western Pacific

34,000

86

126,132


Total

777,000

80

1,071,938


Source: Adapted from Henao-Restrepo (2003) [4]

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