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Table 1 MIS indicators from the 2013 and 2016 Madagascar surveys selected for spatial modelling

From: A stakeholder workshop about modelled maps of key malaria indicator survey indicators in Madagascar

IndicatorDefinition
MLFEVTCACTAmong children under age five with fever in the 2 weeks preceding the survey, the percentage who took a drug combination with artemisinin
MLFEVTCADVAmong children under age five with fever in the 2 weeks preceding the survey, the percentage for whom advice or treatment was sought
MLFEVTCBLDAmong children under age five with fever in the 2 weeks preceding the survey, the percentage who had blood taken from a finger or heel for testing
MLHEMOCHL8Percentage of children aged 6–59 months with haemoglobin lower than 8.0 g/dl
MLIPTPW2SAPercentage of women aged 15–49 with a live birth in the 2 years preceding the survey who during the pregnancy took two or more doses of SP/Fansidar, with at least one dose during an antenatal care visit [intermittent preventive treatment for pregnant women (IPTp2+)]
MLIRSMHIRSPercentage of households with indoor residual spraying (IRS) in the 12 months preceding the survey
MLITNAPACCPercentage of the de facto household population who could sleep under an ITN if each ITN in the household were used by up to two people
MLNETCCITNPercentage of children under age five who slept under an ITN the night before the survey
MLNETPHITNPercentage of households with at least one ITN
MLNETUPITNPercentage of the de facto household population who slept under an insecticide treated net the night before the survey
MLNETWWITNPercentage of pregnant women who slept under an ITN the night before the survey
MLPMALCMSYPercentage of children aged 6–59 months tested using microscopy who are positive for malaria
MLPMALCRDTPercentage of children aged 6–59 months tested using a rapid diagnostic test (RDT) who are positive for malaria
  1. The modelled continuous surfaces together with 95% credible interval maps are available for both survey years as .png images and .tif raster files from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository [21, 22]