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Table 1 Number of schools and girls (total and per school) by delivery strategy and school location in the Mwanza Vaccination Project and in a scaled-up regional program

From: Costs of delivering human papillomavirus vaccination to schoolgirls in Mwanza Region, Tanzania

  Class-based Age-based All schools
  Urban Rural Total Urban Rural Total  
Vaccination projecta
Vaccinated schools 36 30 66 34 30 64 130
Eligible girls (class 6, age 12)a 1,924 1,428 3,352 1,186 994 2,180 5,532
Fully-immunized girls
Total number 1,461 1,178 2,639 795 777 1,572 4,211
Average per school 40.6 39.3 40.0 23.4 25.9 24.6 32.4
Regional programb
Vaccinated schools 190 1,042 1,232 190 1,042 1,232 N/A
Eligible girls (class 4, age 10) 9,855 54,046 63,901 10,244 56,178 66,422 N/A
Fully-immunized girls
Total number (estimated)c 7,756 42,534 50,290 7,386 40,505 47,890 N/A
Average per school 40.8 40.8 40.8 38.9 38.9 38.9 N/A
  1. aBased on [12], class-based is for class-year 6, age-based is for girls born in 1998.
  2. bBased on [22], class-based is for class-year 4, which is a potential target group for the national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program [8]. Age-based is for 10-year-old girls, which is the age group most closely corresponding to class 4.
  3. The number of fully-immunized girls assumes coverage rates as found in the Mwanza HPV Vaccination project for the class-based and age-based arms, respectively. The two Mwanza City districts are urban, the six other districts of Mwanza Region are rural.