Title

"New users" are confusing our counting: Reaching consensus on how to measure 'additional users' of family planning

Document Type

Article (peer-reviewed)

Publication Date

2017

Abstract

FP2020's overarching goal is framed around the new metric of "additional users." This measure inherently captures population-level change but has been conflated with other ambiguous metrics, such as "new users." Therefore, we propose a standard set of terms to provide more consistent measurement. Although commonly used service-level metrics cannot be directly compared to the population-level metric of additional users, we describe 2 modeling approaches that can allow service-level data to inform estimates of additional users.

DOI

10.9745/GHSP-D-16-00328

Language

English

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