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Theme Health
Code PH-SXH-1.7
Sub-theme Sexual Health (HIV/AIDS & STI)
Name Proportion of young people utilizing youth friendly services
Definition Outcome indicator for level of health seeking behaviour and demand of services, such as: HIV test; STI test; Pregnancy test; condom supply
Calculation/Formula Number of young people aged 15-24 years attending youth clinics / Total population aged 15-24 years x 100
Unit of Measure %
Range (eg Age) 15-24 years
Purpose/Rationale To gauge utilization, coverage and identify the most at-risk groups of young people for resource planning and targeted interventions/prevention
Policy Linkages ICPD, AHD Strategy
Preferred Data Sources Second Generation Surveillance Surveys
Alternative_Data Sources DHS
Census - HIES - DHS tag DHS
Primary Data Collection System National Surveillance Systems
Frequency of Data Collection 3 years
SPC Responsibility - Data Management PHD
Baseline value average utilization rate across 6 countries is 47% aged 15-24 yrs(AHD annual report).
Target value TBD
Data validation / quality Low: Standardized data collection and information flow
SPC Programme PHD
Numerator Number of young people aged 15-24 years attending youth clinics
Denominator Total population aged 15-24 years
Factor x 100
Unit %