Table 1

Indicator definitions

Service utilization
4+ ANC visitsBirths for which a woman attended four or more ANC visits were categorised as having received 4+ ANC visits. Births with missing information on the number of ANC visits were considered to have not received 4+ ANC visits.
Facility deliveryAll births that occurred in a health facility, regardless of birth attendant or sector of care, were categorised as facility deliveries. Births with missing information on delivery location were considered to have not occurred in a health facility.
Postnatal careBirths after which a woman reported a health worker checking on her health were categorised as having received PNC. Births with missing information on receipt of a PNC check were considered to have not received PNC.
Complete careBirths that received:
(a) 4+ ANC visits and
(b) Facility delivery and
(c) Postnatal care for mother
Recommended careBirths that received:
(a) 4+ ANC visits, with the first visit occurring in the first trimester and
(b) Facility delivery and
(c) Postnatal care for mother within 48 hours of delivery