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Afghanistan National Demographic and Family Guidance Survey 1972-1974

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
National Demographic and Family Guidance Survey of the Settled Population of Afghanistan
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1972 - 12/1974
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The purpose of this survey was to gather statistical data on population size, sociodemographic characteristics, and family planning knowledge and practices to inform future social and economic planning.  Data were collected with interviews using two questionnaires, the Household Interview Schedule (HHIS) and the Pregnancy History Interview Schedule (PHIS). Interviews were conducted in approximately 21,000 households, collecting data from approximately 120,000 participants.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Central Statistics Organization (Afghanistan), Government of Afghanistan, Johns Hopkins University, Ministry of Public Health (Afghanistan), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), University of Buffalo. Afghanistan National Demographic and Family Guidance Survey 1972-1974.