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Theme Health
Code PH-CH-1.8
Sub-theme Child Health
Name Children under five with diarrhoea who received ORT
Definition Children under 5 diagnosed with diarrhoea and treated with Oral Rehydration Therapy
Calculation/Formula (Number of children under 5 years diagnosed with diarrhoea and treated with ORT / Number of children under 5 years diagnosed with diarrhoea) x 100
Unit of Measure %
Range (eg Age) Under 5 years
Limitations Data rarely collected in HIMS, so relies on anecdotal reports from mothers surveyed
Purpose/Rationale Monitors prevalence of adequate case management for children with diarrhoea
Preferred Data Sources DHS
Census - HIES - DHS tag DHS
Primary Data Collection System Survey - National Statistics Office
Frequency of Data Collection 5 years
SPC Responsibility - Data Management SDP
SPC Programme PHD
Numerator Number of children 0-5 years diagnosed with diarrhoea and treated with ORT
Denominator Number of children 0-5 years diagnosed with diarrhoea
Factor x 100
Unit %