All basic vaccinations coverage: Percentage of children who received specific vaccines at any time before the survey (according to a vaccination card or the mother's report). To have received all basic vaccinations, a child must receive at least:
- I. One dose of BCG vaccine, which protects against tuberculosis;
- II. Three doses of DPT-containing vaccine (given as pentavalent), which protects against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and tetanus;
- III. Three doses of the polio vaccine, which protects against poliomyelitis; and
- IV. One dose of measles-containing vaccine (given as measles or measles/rubella), which protects against measles.
Sample is living children aged 12-23 months or age 24-35 months.
: Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS)