Indicator Development (AphA Training)

This session will look at the current state of indicator production within the system, and the related problems of having poorly defined, duplicate indicators. The session will discuss the role that indicators play and the importance of them being constructed properly and in a transparent manner. The key principles of good indicator development will be introduced, and related techniques for adjusting indicators will be explored.



What is an indicator, indicators vs metrics, principles of good indicators, reliability, validity, sensitivity, specificity, type1 and type 11 errors, the importance of data quality, indicator construction, simple vs compound indicators, variability, indicator comparison, presentation methods, gaming, assurance, what help is available.