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Please Note:
Performance indicator used to measure progress toward the behavioral outcome
A direct indicator is not available. A proxy, linked to the behavior by one or more assumptions, is used to measure progress.
Source: Supplemental Reference to Automated Directive System (ADS) Chapter 203

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    Child Health and Immunization Care for Pneumonia Percentage of children born in the five years preceding the survey with acute respiratory infection taken to a health facility Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Child Health and Immunization Management of Diarrhea Percentage of children born in the five years preceding the survey with diarrhea in the two weeks preceding the survey who received oral rehydration solution (ORS), that is either fluid from an ORS packet or a pre-packaged ORS fluid Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    HIV Condom Use Percentage of women who say they used a condom the last time they had sex with a non-marital, non-cohabiting partner, of those who have had sex with such a partner in the last 12 months. Download PIRS Demographic and Health Survey
    HIV Condom Use Percentage of men who say they used a condom the last time they had sex with a non-marital, non-cohabiting partner, of those who have had sex with such a partner in the last 12 months. Download PIRS Demographic and Health Survey
    HIV HIV Testing Percentage of women who have ever had an HIV test and received their results Download PIRS Demographic and Health Survey
    HIV HIV Testing Percentage of men who have ever had an HIV test and received their results Download PIRS Demographic and Health Survey
    HIV Male Condom Use during Paid Sex Percentage of men reporting condom use the last time they had paid sex, of those who report having had paid for sex in the 12 months preceding the survey. Download PIRS Demographic and Health Survey
    Malaria Care for Malaria Among children under age five with fever in the two weeks preceding the survey, percentage for whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Malaria Insecticide-Treated Net Use Percentage of pregnant women who slept under an insecticide-treated net (ITN) the night before the survey Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Malaria Insecticide-Treated Net Use Percentage of children under age five who slept under an insecticide-treated net (ITN) the night before the survey Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Malaria Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy Percentage of women age 15-49 with a live birth in the two years preceding the survey who during the pregnancy took 3 or more doses of SP/Fansidar, with at least one dose during an antenatal care visit Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Malaria Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy Percentage of women age 15-49 with a live birth in the two years preceding the survey who during the pregnancy took 2 or more doses of SP/Fansidar, with at least one dose during an antenatal care visit Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Maternal Health Antenatal Care Percentage of women who had a live birth in the three years preceding the survey who had 4+ antenatal care visits Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Maternal Health Delivery in Health Facility Percentage of live births in the three years preceding the survey delivered at a health facility Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Newborn Health Care for Newborn Illness Percentage of last births in the two years preceding the survey who had their first postnatal checkup in the first two days after birth. The proxy indicator is based on the assumption that caregivers who attend a postnatal checkup within the first two days are more likely to know the danger signs of newborn illness and take action, and are also accessing care during a child's most vulnerable days. Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Newborn Health Essential Newborn Care Among last-born children born in the 2 years preceding the survey, percentage who started breastfeeding within 1 hour of delivery Download PIRS Demographic and Health Survey
    Newborn Health Essential Newborn Care Percentage of live births in the three years preceding the survey delivered at a health facility. The proxy indicator is based on the assumption that newborns are more likely to receive the elements of essential newborn care if they are born in a health facility. Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Nutrition Complementary Feeding Percentage of breastfed children age 6-23 months fed four or more food groups and the minimum meal frequency Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Nutrition Early Initiation of Breastfeeding Among last-born children born in the two years preceding the survey the percentage who started breastfeeding within 1 hour of birth Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Nutrition Exclusive Breastfeeding Percentage of youngest children under two years of age living with the mother who are exclusively breastfed from age 0-5 months Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Reproductive Health Adolescent First Birth Percentage of sexually active unmarried women age 15-19 currently using any modern method of contraception Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Reproductive Health Birth Spacing Percentage of currently married or in union women using family planning for spacing Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Handwashing with Soap Among households where place for handwashing was observed, percentage of households with soap and water. Soap includes soap or detergent in bar, liquid, powder or paste form. Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Safe Disposal of Human Feces Percentage of households with improved and non-shared toilet facilities Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
    Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Safe Drinking Water Percentage of households whose main source of drinking water is an improved source Download PIRS The DHS Program Indicator Data API, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
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