Availability of data for monitoring noncommunicable disease risk factors in India
Magdalena Z Raban, Rakhi Dandona & Lalit Dandona
Volume 90, Number 1, January 2012, 20-29
Table 3. Number and percentage of STEPS indicators with a missed opportunity for measurement by any surveya
|Risk factor||No. of STEPS indicators||Indicators not measured
STEPS, STEPwise approach to surveillance.
a For an indicator measured by at least one survey, an opportunity to measure the indicator was missed whenever another, more broadly representative survey failed to measure it because its definition differed from the one used by STEPS; for an indicator not measured by any survey, an opportunity to measure the indicator was missed whenever any survey failed to measure it because its definition differed from the one used by STEPS.
b Percentage of total indicators for each risk factor.
c Includes measures of fruit and vegetable consumption, oil or fat most frequently used for cooking and meals eaten outside the home.