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Indicator NameARI treatment (% of children under 5 taken to a health provider)
Long definitionChildren with acute respiratory infection (ARI) who are taken to a health provider refers to the percentage of children under age five with ARI in the last two weeks who were taken to an appropriate health provider, including hospital, health center, dispensary, village health worker, clinic, and private physician.
SourceUNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.
TopicHealth: Disease prevention
Aggregation methodWeighted average
Statistical concept and methodologyAcute respiratory infection continues to be a leading cause of death among young children. Data are drawn mostly from household health surveys in which mothers report on number of episodes and treatment for acute respiratory infection.
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