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Measurements and indicators

 Title   Source   Child category   Sub category   Data source   Data availability 
National programme of child home visits that includes education on child water safety Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National policy regarding poison control centres (e.g., funding or support for national or regional poison control centre) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring children and adolescents to remain seated in the back seat of a motor vehicle until age 13 years Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law limiting speeds for mopeds/motor scooters Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law limiting legal age to drive a moped/motor scooter (e.g., small engine motorcycle) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National ministry/government department with mandated responsibility for child and adolescent burn/scald prevention Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National ministry/government department with mandated responsibility for child and adolescent choking/strangulation prevention Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring a minimum qualification for riding a moped/motor scooter (e.g., formal exam prior to receiving riding permit) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National ministry/government department with mandated responsibility for child and adolescent fall prevention Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law limiting age or number of child and adolescent passengers on mopeds/motor scooters Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
Government approved national injury prevention strategy with specific targets and timelines related to child and adolescent moped/motor scooter safety Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National ministry/government department with mandated responsibility for child and adolescent water safety Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law that prohibits the use of drawstrings in children’s clothing Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law that prohibits the use of inedible materials in food products Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National policy providing support for efforts to redesign vehicle standards to reduce risk of pedestrian injury Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law that regulates design and sale of blind cords Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring graduated licensing for new drivers (e.g., law requiring multi-stage programme to allow new licensed drivers on-road driving experience under conditions of reduced risk) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring scald preventing maximum temperature (e.g., not higher than 50°C) for tap water in domestic settings Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National standard for public swimming pools that mandates water depth markings, step edges marked with contrasting colours, onsite safety equipment, suction outlet covers and chemical standards Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National policy governing water safety for leisure/recreational programming at the community level (e.g., minimum levels of supervision, training or safety equipment, etc.) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring barrier fencing for public pools Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National regulation requiring child resistant design for cigarette lighters Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring child resistant packaging of medications Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring compulsory use of a helmet by moped/motor scooter riders and passengers Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring environmental changes to prevent children from falling out of windows in buildings with more than one storey/level (e.g., window guards or locks) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring use of flame retardant fabrics in children’s nightwear Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National policy requiring playground equipment and landing surfaces to meet safety standards Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring reduced speed in residential areas (e.g.. schools and playgrounds) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring national recertification for lifeguards on a regular basis Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National policy requiring sale of reduced ignition propensity (RIP) cigarettes (e.g., “fire-safe” cigarettes designed to reduce risk of igniting upholstered furniture, mattresses and bedding) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring use of bicycle helmet while cycling Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
Building codes requiring working smoke detectors in all public dwellings (e.g., hospitals, schools and daycares) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National standard for water safety signs and symbols (e.g., no diving signs, red flag indicating ‘do not enter water’, etc.) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring informative warning labels on products (e.g., toys) to prevent choking, suffocation or strangulation Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law banning children from riding/driving all terrain vehicles (e.g., ATVs, three-wheelers, four-wheelers) Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
Government approved national strategy with specific targets and timelines related to child and adolescent passenger safety Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National ministry/government department with mandated responsibility for child and adolescent passenger safety Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring use of appropriate child and adolescent passenger restraint Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
National law requiring children to remain seated in rear facing car seats until age four years Health systems and policy Determinants / lifestyle issues/ safety P R, M
Doing homework ≥3 hours a day, weekends (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants /lifestyle indicators / education and training Q P, M
Active for an hour or more, average of last week and typical week (mean days) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds. Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / sports and physical activity Q P, M
Being bullied at school at least 2-3 times a month in the past couple of months (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / violence and injury prevention Q P, M
Being bullied at school in the past couple of months (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / violence and injury prevention Q P, M
Being injured (and requiring medical attention) ≥1 times in the past year (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / injuries Q P, M
Being injured (and requiring medical attention) ≥2 times in the past year (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / sports and physical activity Q P, M
Being involved in a fight ≥3 times in the past 12 months (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / violence and injury prevention Q P, M
Being involved in a fight at least once in the past couple of months (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / violence and injury prevention Q P, M
Brushing teeth more than once a day (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / oral health Q P, M
Bullying someone else at school at least 2-3 times a month in the last couple of months (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / violence and injury prevention Q P, M
Bullying someone else at school at least once in the last couple of months (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / violence and injury prevention Q P, M
Dissatisfied with body (bit too fat/much too fat) (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants /Lifestyle indicators / obesity Q P, M
On a diet or doing something to control weight (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants /Lifestyle indicators / obesity Q P, M
Drinking beer weekly (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants /Lifestyle indicators / alcohol Q P, M
Drinking soft drinks every day (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / food and nutrition Q P, M
Drinking spirits weekly (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / alcohol Q P, M
Drinking weekly (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / alcohol Q P, M
Drinking wine weekly (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / alcohol Q P, M
Eating breakfast every school day (11%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / food and nutrition Q P, M
Eating fruit every day (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / food and nutrition Q P, M
Eating sweets every day (11%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / food and nutrition Q P, M
Eating vegetables every day (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / food and nutrition Q P, M
Ever smoked (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / tobacco Q P, M
Having been drunk two or more times (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / alcohol Q P, M
Less than good health (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Health status and wellbeing Outcomes / morbidity Q P, M
Meeting physical activity guidelines (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / sports and physical activity Q P, M
Obese (%) 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / obesity Q P, M
Overweight (%) 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / obesity Q P, M
Overweight / obese (%) 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / obesity Q P, M
Satisfaction with life (Cantril Ladder score of ≥6) (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Health status and wellbeing Mental health Q P, M
Smoking daily (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / tobacco Q P, M
Smoking weekly (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / tobacco Q P, M
Two or more symptoms more than once a week (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Health status and wellbeing Outcomes / morbidity Q P, M
Using a computer ≥3 hours a day, weekdays (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators Q P, M
Using a computer ≥3 hours a day, weekends (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators Q P, M
Watching television ≥4 hours a day on weekdays (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators Q P, M
Watching television ≥4 hours a day at weekends (%) 11 year olds, 13 year olds, 15 year olds Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators Q P, M
Cannabis use 15 year olds (%) ever used, used in the last year Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / drug substances Q P, M
Having had sexual intercourse, 15 year olds (%) Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / sexual health Q P, M
Mean age at first cigarette 15 year olds (years), ever smokers, weekly smokers, daily smokers Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / tobacco Q P, M
Mean age at first drink (years) 15 year olds who have been drunk Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / alcohol Q P, M
Mean age of first intercourse, 15 year olds (years) Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / sexual health Q P, M
Using a condom in most recent sexual intercourse, sexually active 15 year olds (%) Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / contraception Q P, M
Using at least one contraceptive method in most recent sexual intercourse, sexually active 15-year olds (%) Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / contraception Q P, M
Infant mortality Demographic and socio-economic (upstream health determinants) Outcomes / mortality data / infant mortality data P R, E
Nutrition among children Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / lifestyle indicators / food and nutrition Q P, M
Overweight and obesity among children Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / lifestyle indicators / food and nutrition Q P, M
Physical activity among children Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / lifestyle factors / sports and physical activity Q
Smoking and alcohol consumption among children Determinants of health (risk and protective factors) Determinants / lifestyle indicators / tobacco and alcohol Q P, M
Alcohol consumption among adults N/A Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / alcohol S
Life expectancy and healthy life expectancy at age 65 Demographic and socio-economic (upstream health determinants) Demographic / population S P, E
Overweight and obesity among adults N/A Determinants / Lifestyle indicators / obesity S
Tobacco consumption among adults N/A Determinants / llfestyle indicators / tobacco S
Cancer incidence Health status and wellbeing Outcomes / morbidity / cancer S P, M
Diabetes prevalence and incidence Health status and wellbeing Outcomes / morbidity / diabetes S R, M
HIV/AIDS Health status and wellbeing Outcomes / morbidity / HIV S
Incidence of selected communicable diseases Health status and wellbeing Outcomes / morbidity / communicable diseases S
Mortality from all causes Outcomes / mortality / ICD-10 codes S
Mortality from cancer Outcomes / mortality / ICD-10 codes S R, M
Mortality from heart disease and stroke Outcomes / mortality / ICD-10 codes S R, M
Mortality from transport accidents Outcomes / mortality / ICD-10 codes S R, M