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New definition of unmet need [message #8] Wed, 13 February 2013 13:19 Go to next message
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How have DHS data on unmet need been affected by the new definition of unmet need?
Re: New definition of unmet need [message #18 is a reply to message #8] Wed, 13 February 2013 14:36 Go to previous message
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MEASURE DHS proposed a revised definition of unmet need to make the measurement of unmet need more consistent across countries and across time. In calculating unmet need based on the revised definition, some countries have seen a modest increase in unmet need indicators, while others have seen a decrease, and many have remained essentially unchanged.
For more information on the revised definition see
Here is the full analytical report on the revised definition and new estimates.
Here is a summary brief on the revised definition and estimates.

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