Field Detail
Theme Health
Code PH-NCD-1.1
Sub-theme Non-Communicable Diseases
Name Prevalence of Adult Diabetes (age 25-64)
Definition Proportion of current cases of adult diabetes, per 1000 population. This includes all known cases that have not resulted in death, and new cases developing during the time period
Calculation/Formula (Number of current cases per year in adults aged 25-64 (inclusive)/ Total population aged 25-64 years) x1000
Range (eg Age) 25-64 years
Purpose/Rationale Indicates burden of disease in PICTS from most prevalent NCD. Monitors effectiveness of NCD prevention and control programmes.
Policy Linkages NCD Programme
Preferred Data Sources Administrative data from National Health Information System (verified for quality) or DHS
Alternative_Data Sources STEPS Surveys
Primary Data Collection System National Administrative Database - Health Information Management Systems (HIS)
Frequency of Data Collection Annual (aggregated over multiple years) if from administrative data/ Approx 5 years if from Survey sources
Other agencies countries_ must report to: CHIPS
SPC Responsibility - Data Management PHD
SPC Programme PHD
Numerator Number of current cases per year in adults aged 25-64 (inclusive)
Denominator Total population aged 25-64 years)
Factor x 1000
Unit %
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