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Table 5 MDA coverage by province and year

From: Impact of the Lymphatic Filariasis Control Program towards elimination of filariasis in Vanuatu, 1997–2006

Province MDA coverage
  2000 (%) 2001 (%) 2002 (%) 2003 (%) 2004 (%)
Torba 80.0 82.8 56.2 86.1 84.4
Sanma 77.2 73.5 76.2 80.2 73.4
Penama 90.5 82.6 78.8 80.8 79.1
Malampa 88.4 84.5 85.5 77.2 81.0
Shefa 81.8 86.7 78.4 81.8 82.1
Tafea 70.5 69.1 72.7 76.7 65.7
Average coverage 81.5 80.3 78.2 79.6 75.5
  1. Data source: [16]
  2. Estimated census population [6] were used as denominators to avoid underestimating population coverage