Routine vaccinations and child survival: follow up study in Guinea-Bissau, West AfricaCommentary: an unexpected finding that needs confirmation or rejection

Ines Kristensen , Paul Fine , Peter Aaby , Henrik Jensen
Table 5

Mortality during six months of follow up according to measles vaccination status and age at start of six months, Guinea-Bissau, 1990-6

Mortality (%)
Age (months)VaccinatedNot vaccinated
7-83.3 (3/90)4.4 (48/1089)
9-111.6 (11/701)3.6 (41/1130)
12-132.0 (5/245)3.1 (5/159)
Total1.8 (19/1036)4.0 (94/2378)