Noncommunicable diseases and mental health

Indicator 4 of the Global Monitoring Framework on NCDs

Indicator 4 - Age-standardized prevalence of heavy episodic drinking among adolescents and adults, as appropriate, within the national context

The global monitoring framework for NCDs will track the implementation of the NCD action plan through monitoring and reporting on the attainment of the global targets in 2015-2020. The 25 indicators and the 9 voluntary global targets of the framework provide overall direction and the action plan provides a road map for reaching the targets.