Table 1

Sources of data and indicator description for the UHC service coverage tracer indicators

Major indicatorsTracer indicatorDescriptionData source
RMNCHFamily planningDemand satisfied with modern methods among women 15–49 who are married or in a unionEDHS
Pregnancy careAverage coverage of 4 or more antenatal visits and skilled birth attendantsEDHS
Full child immunisationOne-year-old children who have received 3 doses of vaccine containing diphtheria, tetanus and pertussisEDHS
Child treatmentCare-seeking behaviour for children with suspected pneumoniaEDHS
Infectious diseasesTuberculosis treatmentTB cases detected and curedWHO
HIV treatmentPeople living with HIV and receiving antiretrovirals (ART)HMIS
Malaria preventionThe population at risk sleeping under insecticide-treated bed netsMIS
Improved water and sanitationAverage coverage of households with access to improved water and sanitationEDHS
NCDsPrevention of CVDPrevalence of no raised blood pressureSTEPS
Management of DMPrevalence of no raised blood glucoseSTEPS
Cervical cancer screeningCervical cancer screening among women 30–49STEPS
Tobacco controlAdults age ≥15 years not smoking tobacco in the last 30 daysSTEPS
Service capacity and accessHospital accessIn-patient admissions per capitaHMIS
Health worker densityHealth professionals per capita physicians, psychiatrists and surgeonsHRIS
Access to essential medicinesThe average proportion of the WHO-recommended core list of essential medicines present in health facilitiesSARA
Health securityInternational Health Regulations core capacity indexPrimary
  • CVD, cardiovascular disease; DM, diabetes mellitus; EDHS, Ethiopia’s Demographic and Health Survey; HMIS, Health Management Information System; HRIS, Human Resource Information System; MIS, Malaria Indicator Survey; NCDs, non-communicable diseases; RMNCH, reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health; SARA, Service Readiness and Availability; TB, tuberculosis; UHC, universal health coverage.