Official Concept and Definition

Antenatal care coverage, at least four visits

Definition

The number of women aged 15-49 years with a live birth in a given time period who received antenatal care provided by skilled health personnel four or more times during pregnancy expressed as a percentage of all women aged 15-49 years with a live birth in the same time period

Notes:

This is indicator no. 5.5 in the official UNSD list of MDG indicators and is also one of the indicators currently being monitored in the Philippines. WHO recommends a minimum of four antenatal visits based on a review of the effectiveness of different models of antenatal care.

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PSS Agency PSA
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http://www.psa.gov.ph/
Indicators / Statistics Being Generated Health and Nutrition
PSA Board Resolution PSA Board Resolution No 01, Series of 2017 - 182
https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/PSA%20BOARD%20RESO%2001%202017.pdf
Statistical Domain Demographic and social statistics
Statistical Activity Health

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