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Indicators by Topic Area


Family Planning Indicators

All PMA2020 data can be disaggregated by various socio-demographic characteristics of survey respondents, including rural-urban residence, wealth quintile, marital status, age, parity and education. PMA2020 data are consistent with Demographic and Health Survey measurements of family planning demand and utilization. PMA2020 data also introduce new indicators of choice, quality and access at health facility and household levels.

The list below includes some of key family planning indicators that PMA2020 measures. For a glossary of indicators, click below:

Glossary of FP indicators Glossary of SDP indicators


 

Utilization:

  • Modern Contraceptive Prevalence Rate
  • Traditional Contraceptive Prevalence Rate
  • Total Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

Demand:

  • Unmet Need
  • For Spacing
  • For Limiting
  • Total Demand
  • Percent of non-users who intend to adopt a contraceptive method in the future

Choice:

  • Obtained method choice
  • Method chosen alone or jointly
  • Told of other methods
  • Counseled on side effects

Quality:

  • Offer family planning counseling and services to adolescents
  • Client feedback system

Access:

  • Percent of SDPs offering family planning methods (by type)
  • Offering family planning counseling and services to adolescents
  • Mobile outreach teams worked from facility in the facility

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Indicators

PMA2020, in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Water Institute, collects keys indicators on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) conditions. Below are some key WASH indicators that PMA2020 measures. For a glossary of these indicators, click below.

Glossary of WASH indicators



Drinking Water Classifications:

  • Regular drinking source(s) 
  • Main drinking water source 
  • Reliance on unimproved water sources

Reliability of Access to Water Sources:

  • Seasonal variability
  • Continuity of service

Sanitation:

  • Main sanitation facility 
  • Percent of household members who use open defecation

Hygiene:

  • Percent reporting a place to wash hands
  • Condition of hand-washing facilities