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Title Reproductive health indicators : guidelines for their generation, interpretation and analysis for global monitoring / Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (63 pages)
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Introduction; Indicators -- an overview in the context of global monitoring; Total fertility rate; Contraceptive prevalence; Maternal mortality ratio; Antenatal care coverage; Births attended by skilled health personnel; Availability of basic essential obstetric care and availability of comprehensive essential obstetric care; Perinatal mortality rate; Prevalence of low birth weight; Prevalence of positive syphilis serology in pregnant women; Prevalence of anaemia in women; Percentage of obstetric and gynaecological admissions owing to abortion
Summary This book presents 17 key indicators of sexual and reproductive health outcomes and those that measure access to or use of sexual and reproductive health services. It briefly reviews the theoretical and practical considerations related to indicators, and presents definitions, data sources, collection methods, periodicity of collection, disaggregation, use, limitations and common pitfalls for each of the included indicators. National public health administrators and health programme managers would find this book useful in undertaking standardized monitoring and evaluation of their sexual and re
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Human reproduction -- Statistics
Reproductive health -- Statistics
Health status indicators.
Maternal and infant welfare.
Maternal Welfare
Health Status Indicators
Data Collection -- standards
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Pregnancy & Childbirth.
Maternal and infant welfare
Health status indicators
Human reproduction
Reproductive health
Genre/Form Statistics
Form Electronic book
Author World Health Organization. Reproductive Health and Research.
ISBN 1423790170