Indicators

Global Clusters Code Sub-domain Title Description
Nutrition N-001 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Global acute malnutrition (GAM)

Prevalence rate (%) of global acute malnutrition in children 6 to 59 months of age based on presence of bilateral pitting oedema and / or weight-for-height z-score less than -2 standard deviations of the median of the standard population (WHO 2006)

Nutrition N-003 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Severe acute malnutrition (SAM)

Prevalence rate (%) of severe acute malnutrition in children 6 to 59 months of age based on presence of bilateral pitting oedema and / or weight-for-height z-score less than -3 standard deviations of the median of the standard population (WHO 2006)

Nutrition N-004 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in infants 0-5 months

Prevalence rate (%) of severe acute malnutrition in infants less than 6 months of age based on presence of bilateral pitting oedema and weight-for-height z-score less than -3 standard deviations of the median of the standard population (WHO 2006)

Nutrition N-005 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Moderate acute malnutrition (MAM)

Prevalence rate (%) of moderate acute malnutrition in children 6 to 59 months of age based on presence of weight-for-height z-score less than -2 and equal or greater than -3 standard deviations of the median of the standard population (WHO 2006)

Nutrition N-010 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Moderate acute malnutrition based on MUAC

Prevalence rate (%) children 6-59 months with MUAC less than 125 mm but equal or more than 115 mm

Nutrition N-011 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Acute malnutrition in Pregnant and Lactating Women

Prevalence rate (%) PLW with MUAC less than 210-230 mm (Note: Countries use a range of different cut-offs depending on resources)

Nutrition N-014 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Undernutrition for 5 to 19 year olds

Prevalence rate (%) of children and adolescents 5-19 years of age with Z-scores defined as BMI-for-age index less than -2 standard deviations from the median BMI of a reference population of children/adolescents of the same age and/or having bilateral pitting oedema