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Last update: Feb 2013

Pneumonia

Proportion of children aged 0-59 months with suspected pneumonia receiving antibiotics

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Country or territory Year Total Gender Residence Wealth Index Quintiles Source
Male Female Urban Rural Poorest Second Middle Fourth Richest
Afghanistan2010-201164 63 65 70 63 57 59 68 66 70 MICS 2010-2011
Albania2008-200960 ---------DHS 2008-09
Algeria200659 59 59 64 53 39 61 64 67 78 MICS 2006
Armenia201036 ---------DHS 2010
Bangladesh201171 76 66 78 70 69 74 66 67 83 DHS 2011 (Prelim)
Belarus200567 71 62 66 69 83 62 64 66 65 MICS 2005
Belize200644 56 28 36 50 -----MICS 2006
Bhutan201049 50 47 58 47 41 47 62 45 66 MICS 2010
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)200864 63 65 76 52 44 65 72 74 83 DHS 2008
Bosnia and Herzegovina2005-200673 78 65 76 72 -----MICS 2005-2006
Burkina Faso200615 15 15 23 14 10 10 15 22 25 MICS 2006
Burundi201043 39 46 56 42 37 40 49 41 49 DHS 2010
Cambodia201039 41 36 49 38 33 45 35 38 57 DHS 2010
Cameroon200638 42 33 58 27 26 41 35 39 63 MICS 2006
Central African Republic201031 29 34 47 23 16 23 30 45 52 MICS 2010 (Prelim)
Chad201031 32 31 62 23 19 16 25 37 63 MICSp 2010
Côte d'Ivoire200619 17 22 26 16 14 19 18 27 34 MICS 2006
Cuba2010-201170 74 64 79 45 -----MICS 2010-2011
Democratic People's Republic of Korea200988 86 89 93 80 -----MICS 2009
Democratic Republic of the Congo201042 39 46 52 39 25 39 41 65 50 MICS 2010
Djibouti200643 43 42 43 20 -----MICS 2006
Dominican Republic200757 56 58 57 57 51 54 59 72 -DHS 2007
Egypt200858 60 55 63 54 52 51 64 63 60 DHS 2008
El Salvador2003-200851 ---------Other 2008
Ethiopia20117 8 6 1 7 3 8 6 12 6 DHS 2011
Gambia200661 64 58 60 62 65 66 63 51 60 MICS 2006
Georgia200556 ---------MICS 2005
Ghana201156 69 43 73 49 54 46 58 68 68 MICS 2011
Guinea-Bissau201035 32 39 41 31 28 26 31 54 38 MICS 2010
Guyana200918 ---------DHS 2009
Haiti2005-20063 ---------DHS 2005-2006
Honduras2005-200654 52 55 62 49 42 53 62 62 63 DHS 2005-2006
India2005-200613 13 12 16 12 6 12 12 20 19 DHS 2005-2006
Iraq200682 81 83 85 78 -----MICS 2006
Jamaica200552 40 65 55 53 -----MICS 2005
Jordan200779 84 73 79 81 71 86 80 73 -DHS 2007
Kazakhstan200632 26 42 32 31 50 27 24 53 14 MICS 2006
Kenya2008-200950 48 51 47 50 48 57 62 42 38 DHS 2008-2009
Kiribati200951 ---55 -----DHS 2009
Kyrgyzstan200645 40 49 70 27 -16 39 64 81 MICS 2006
Lao People's Democratic Republic200652 56 48 -49 45 ----MICS 2006
Malawi200630 --38 28 -----MICS 2006
Mauritania200724 24 24 30 19 17 18 19 22 45 MICS 2007
Mongolia201072 ---------MICS 2010 (Prelim)
Montenegro200557 --60 ------MICS 2005
Mozambique200822 21 25 29 19 13 21 28 20 28 MICS 2008
Myanmar2009-201034 36 32 35 34 29 40 38 33 32 MICS 2009-2010
Nauru200747 ---------DHS 2007
Nepal20117 ---------DHS 2011
Nigeria200823 24 21 24 22 12 21 28 33 -DHS 2008
Pakistan2006-200750 53 47 55 49 40 47 55 52 62 DHS 2006-2007
Peru201051 50 51 53 46 45 58 50 52 47 DHS 2010
Philippines200842 ---------DHS 2008
Rwanda2007-200813 13 13 14 13 8 13 11 20 13 DHS 2007-2008
Serbia201082 85 77 83 80 ----83 MICS 2010
Sierra Leone201058 55 60 63 56 60 54 57 55 67 MICS 2010
Solomon Islands200723 ---------DHS 2007
Somalia200632 35 29 49 24 14 23 35 49 53 MICS 2006
South Sudan201033 32 33 43 29 18 29 25 41 53 MICS 2010
Sudan201066 66 67 73 64 55 66 73 73 76 MICS 2010
Suriname200637 46 23 47 14 -----MICS 2006
Swaziland201061 58 63 68 59 57 50 58 69 -MICS 2010
Syrian Arab Republic200671 70 72 75 66 72 65 64 79 81 MICS 2006
Tajikistan200541 36 46 55 34 32 25 26 56 65 MICS 2005
Thailand2005-200665 64 66 68 64 66 49 69 85 58 MICS 2005-2006
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia200574 81 61 76 72 73 82 64 71 -MICS 2005
Timor-Leste2009-201045 43 47 38 48 -----DHS 2009-2010
Togo201041 --64 33 -----MICS 2010 (Prelim)
Trinidad and Tobago200634 36 30 -------MICS 2006
Turkmenistan200650 63 41 64 47 -----MICS 2006
Uganda200647 49 46 53 47 45 41 44 59 58 DHS 2006
Uzbekistan200656 52 61 64 51 -----MICS 2006
Viet Nam201168 70 67 -67 -----MICS 2010-2011
Yemen200638 37 39 49 34 30 39 45 42 38 MICS 2006
Zambia200747 43 52 63 39 37 36 49 59 -DHS 2007
Zimbabwe2010-201131 23 39 -32 30 ----DHS 2010-2011


Notes:

Subnational estimates are often bracketed by large confidence intervals and results should be interpreted with caution.

DHS is Demographic and Health Survey.

MICS is Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey.

NFHS is National Family Health Survey.

— Data are not available.

 

Definition:

Antibiotic treatment for suspected pneumonia – Percentage of children under age 5 with suspected pneumonia (cough and fast or difficult breathing due to a problem in the chest) in the two weeks preceding the survey who received antibiotics.