Indicators

Global cluster Code Sub-domain Title Description / Rationale
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

Nutrition N-015 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Acute malnutrition for older people

Prevalence rate (%) of older people with a MUAC below 210mm or having bilateral pitting oedema

Nutrition N-016 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Minimum meal frequency for children 24-59 months

Proportion of children 24-59 months who are eating 3 meals a day or more

Nutrition N-018 N3 Prevention and Control of Micronutrients Deficiencies Minimum dietary diversity for children 24-59 months

Proportion of children 24-59 months who receive foods from 4 or more food groups

Nutrition N-019 N3 Prevention and Control of Micronutrients Deficiencies Level of risk to common micronutrient deficiencies (high, medium, low)

Qualitative assessment of nutritional risk of common micronutrient deficiencies (anaemia, iodine deficiency, vitamin A deficiency (night blindness), scurvy, beri beri, vitamin D deficiency) based on composite indicator analysis on prevalence rates, diet analysis, water quality and diarrheal disease, case finding

Nutrition N-020 N3 Prevention and Control of Micronutrients Deficiencies Vitamin A coverage in children 6--59 months

Proportion of children 6 - 59 months having received vitamin A in previous 6 months

Nutrition N-021 N3 Prevention and Control of Micronutrients Deficiencies Iron supplementation coverage rate in children

Proportion of children 6-59 months of age receiving micronutrient supplements that contain adequate iron

Nutrition N-022 N3 Prevention and Control of Micronutrients Deficiencies Iron-folic acid supplementation in pregnant women

Proportion of pregnant women having received iron-folic acid contained supplementation daily in previous 6 months/during pregnancy

Nutrition N-023 N3 Prevention and Control of Micronutrients Deficiencies Iodized salt consumption

Proportion households using adequately iodized salt in previous 6 months

Nutrition N-024 N3 Prevention and Control of Micronutrients Deficiencies Prevalence rate of vitamin A deficiency

(1)Proportion of children below five years of age with sub-clinical vitamin A deficiency (2) Proportion of women of reproductive age with clinical vitamin A deficiency

Nutrition N-025 N3 Prevention and Control of Micronutrients Deficiencies Prevalence rate of anaemia

Proportion of children below five years of age with Hb concentration of <11 g/dL Proportion of women in reproductive age with Hb concentration of <12 g/dL

Nutrition N-026 N3 Prevention and Control of Micronutrients Deficiencies Prevalence rate of iodine deficiency

Median urinary iodine concentration (?g/L) in children aged 6-12 years 

Nutrition N-027 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Child morbidity

Proportion of children 0-59 months whose caregiver reported an illness in the previous 2 weeks

Nutrition N-028 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Under-five mortality

The rate of death among children below of 5 years of age in the population

Nutrition N-029 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Early initiation of breastfeeding

Proportion of children 0-23 months who were put to the breast within one hour of birth.

Nutrition N-030 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Exclusive breastfeeding under 6 months

Proportion of infants 0-5 months of age who are fed exclusively with breast milk

Nutrition N-031 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Continued breastfeeding at one year and at 2 years

Proportion of children 12-15 months of age and 20-23 months of age who are fed breast milk

Nutrition N-032 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Children ever breastfed

Proportion of children born in the last 24 months who were ever breastfed

Nutrition N-033 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Predominant breastfeeding under 6 months

Proportion of infants 0-5 months of age who are predominantly breastfed

Nutrition N-034 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Bottle feeding

Proportion of children 0-23 months of age who are fed with a bottle

Nutrition N-035 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Minimum dietary diversity

Proportion of children 6-23 months of age who receive foods from 4 or more food groups

Nutrition N-036 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Minimum meal frequency

Proportion of children 6-23 months who received solid, semi-solid or soft foods the minimum number of times or more.

Nutrition N-037 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Minimum acceptable diet

Proportion of children 6-23 months of age who receive a minimum acceptable diet (apart from breast milk)

Nutrition N-038 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft food

Proportion of children 6-8 months of age who received solid, semi-solid or soft foods during the previous day

Nutrition N-039 N2 Infant and Young Child Feeding Not breastfed

Proportion of infants 0<12 months and 12<24 months not breastfed