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Table 4 Vaccine Coverage: comparing immunization rates of interracial children to local Chinese and migrant children

From: Childhood immunizations in China: disparities in health care access in children born to North Korean refugees

  Children Immunized (%) Children Immunized (%)
  Local Chinese Interracial Z P-value Upper conf bound Migrant Interracial Z P-value Upper conf bound
Vaccinesb (n = 1,341,335,000) (n = 91)    (n = 2,632) (n = 91)   
BCG 99.0 % 97.8 (89) −0.78 0.218 0.013 92.8 % 97.8 (89) 3.253 0.999 0.075
DTP 99.0 % 24.2 (22)b −16.6 <0.001 −0.674 96.3 % 24.2 (22)b −16 <0.001 −0.647
HBV 99.0 % 63.7 (58)b −7.00 <0.001 −0.270 92.1 % 63.7 (58)b −5.63 <0.001 −0.201
MMR 96.0 % 86.8 (79)b −2.59 0.005 −0.034 92.1 % 86.8 (79) −1.49 0.068 0.006
POL 99.0 % 12.1 (11)b −25.40 <0.001 −0.813 95.2 % 12.1 (11)b −24.3 <0.001 −0.775
  1. bBCG tuberculosis, DTP diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, HBV hepatitis B, MMR measles-mumps-rubella, POL polio
  2. The numbers in parentheses in the column for Interracial Children represent the number of children receiving the full series of each vaccine