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Table 1 Suboptimal temperatures in the cold-chain system during storage

From: Assessment of temperatures in the vaccine cold chain in two provinces in Lao People’s Democratic Republic: a cross-sectional pilot study

Province, district, health centre (data logger) Date of storage
Central Province District
Proportion of time spent at temperature (%)
> 8 °C < 0 °C > 8 °C < 0 °C > 8 °C < 0 °C
Saravan province 23/3/2017 26/3/2017–27/3/2016 29/3/2016–30/3/2016
Laogham, Onnoi (MicroLite™), % 0 0 0 0 100 0
Max 6.7 °C, min 5.3 °C Max 6.0 °C, min 5.8 °C Max 11.9 °C, min 8.1 °C
Laogham, Dasia (MicroLite™), % 0 0 0 0 100 0
Max 6.7 °C, min 5.0 °C Max 5.8 °C, min 5.4 °C Max 10.4 °C, min 8.1 °C
Laogham, Nongkae (MicroLite™), % 0 0 0 0 100 0
Max 6.7 °C, min 5.2 °C Max 6.0 °C, min 5.7 °C Max 10.8 °C, min 8.3 °C
Laogham, Dongyai (CUSTOM™), % 0 0 0 0 85 0
Max 6.5 °C, min 4.6 °C Max 5.8 °C, min 5.5 °C Max 11.5 °C, min 7.9 °C
Laogham, Naborn (CUSTOM™), % 0 0 0 0 84 0
Max 6.4 °C, min 4.8 °C Max 5.7 °C, min 5.4 °C Max 10.5 °C, min 7.9 °C
Xayabouly province 23/3/2017 26/3/2017 28/3/2016
Kanethao, Huayrot (MicroLite™), % 0 0 0 0 0 44
Max 6.8 °C, min 5.3 °C Max 4.4 °C, min 3.9 °C Max 6.1 °C, min − 1.5 °C
Kanethao, Vungpa (MicroLite™), % 0 0 0 0 0 51
Max 6.6 °C, min 5.1 °C Max 4.3 °C, min 3.8 °C Max 5.9 °C, min − 2.7 °C
Kanethao, Nahin (CUSTOM™), % 0 0 0 0 0 68
Max 6.7 °C, min 4.9 °C Max 4.1 °C, min 3.6 °C Max 6.0 °C, min − 2 °C
Kanethao, Pakkham (CUSTOM™), % 0 0 0 0 0 68
Max 6.4 °C, min 4.8 °C Max 4.1 °C, min 3.5 °C Max 4.9 °C, min − 2.4 °C
Kanethao, Huayleru (CUSTOM™), % 0 0 0 0 0 54
Max 6.5 °C, min 4.7 °C Max 4.1 °C, min 3.6 °C Max 6.3 °C, min − 2.0 °C