Nyandarua

County in Kenya

596,268 Population
3,107.7 square kilometres
Census 2009

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Demographics

Education

Employment

Households

Use of contraceptives

The contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) is usually defined as the percentage of currently married women who are currently using a method of contraception.
If more than one method is used, only the most effective method is considered in this tabulation.
LAM = Lactational amenorrhoea method
Source: KNBS Demographic and Health Survey Report 2014

Percent distribution of currently married women age 15-49 by contraceptive method

Maternal care indicators

Intermittent Preventive Treatment of pregnant women

The Government of Kenya’s policy advocates for pregnant women in malaria endemic areas to receive two doses of intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) in the second and third trimesters in order to reduce the risk of malaria infection. To assess the coverage of this policy, women who had a live birth in the two years before the survey were asked if they had received treatment to prevent malaria during their pregnancy

Knowledge of HIV prevention

Percentage of women and men age 15-49 who, in response to prompted questions, say that people can reduce the risk of getting HIV by using condoms every time they have sexual intercourse and by having one sex partner who is not infected and has no other partners

Treatment of childhood illness

Percentage of children under age five with fever in the two weeks preceding the survey; among children under age five with fever, percentage for whom advice or treatment was sought, percentage who had blood taken from a finger or heel, percentage who took any antimalarial, percentage who took any artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT), and percentage who took any ACT the same or next day following the onset of fever; and among children under age five with fever who took any antimalarial drug, percentage who took any ACT

Crime Statistics

Voter Registration 2017

Afrobarometer Round 7