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Theme Health
Code PH-SXH-1.8
Sub-theme Sexual Health (HIV/AIDS & STI)
Name STI (Chlamydia) prevalence amongst young people
Definition Impact indicator. Provides insight into trends in changes in STI incidence, sexual behaviour, and activity amongst young people
Calculation/Formula Number of new cases of Chlamydia detected among population aged 15-24 years in a given year / Population aged between 15-24 years that was tested for Chlamydia in a given year x 100
Unit of Measure %
Range (eg Age) 15-24 years
Purpose/Rationale To monitor trends, evaluate effectiveness of the STI control strategy and other prevention work. Focuses on one of the at-risk/vulnerable groups
Policy Linkages National Health Information System (Administrative Data) : Annual reporting of STI testing, Prevalence surveys
Preferred Data Sources Annual reporting of STI testing
Alternative_Data Sources DHS, WHO annual surveillance system, AHD quarterly reports, Global Fund program, STI surveillance
Census - HIES - DHS tag DHS
Primary Data Collection System National Administrative Database - Health Information Management Systems (HIS)
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
Other agencies countries_ must report to: WHO
SPC Responsibility - Data Management PHD
Notes STI incidence is usually reported by disease and not aggregated – Chlamydia used as the most commonly tested and reported STI.
Baseline Year 2005/2008
Baseline value from SGS 2005 and 2008
Baseline Source Reduction by 10% from baseline (nominal per year)
Data validation / quality High. SGS done by SPC HIV surveillance Team. The question now is when will be the next one. However, AHD also have developed a (complementary) internal AHD data source from our AHD coordinators from countries and the ranking for this data source will be l
SPC Programme PHD
Link to SPC Division Plan PHD Goal 12 - HIV&STI
Numerator Number of new cases of Chlamydia detected among population aged 15-24 years in a given year
Denominator Population aged between 15-24 years that was tested for Chlamydia in a given year x 100
Factor x 100