Table 1: Distribution of reported adverse events and type of vaccine; Rondônia 1999–2008.

Event typeVaccines
DTPDTP/HibHBMMRYFBCG
% % % % % %

Systemic
 Headache and vomiting32.6162.0100.0013.570000.00
 Afebrile seizure21.7493.0213.2300.000000.00
 Febrile seizure1916.523712.4213.2300.000000.00
 Induration21.7441.3439.6800.001500.00
 Hypotonic hyporesponsive episodes3530.4312441.6113.2313.570000.00
 Generalized rash21.74124.0339.68828.5742000.00
 Fever ≥39.5°C3026.095217.4513.2327.140014.17
 Fever ≤39.5°C10.87165.3713.23310.711514.17
 Other serious events and/or unusual21.7482.6839.6813.570000.00
 Hypersensitivity reaction to 2 h21.7431.0113.23517.8652500.00
 Hypersensitivity reaction after 2 h43.4862.0100.0027.1452500.00
 Others10.8820.6700.0027.121000.00
Local
 Pain/redness/heat43.4872.3500.0000.001500.00
 Local hot abscess43.4820.671341.9413.570000.00
 Others43.48103.3639.727.1152291.67

Total115100%298100%31100%28100%20100%24100%

Percentage (%) was calculated from the number of specific cases and total number of reported cases.
Source:SI-EAPV do Programa de Imunizações do Estado de Rondônia” (EAPV Registry of Rondonia). BCG: Bacillus Calmette-Guérin; HB: hepatitis B; DTP+Hib: diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis+Hemophillus influenza b; DTP: diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis; MMR: mumps, measles, rubella; YF: yellow fever.