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Azerbaijan Demographic and Health Survey 2011

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Demoqrafiya və Sağlamlıq Sorğusu-2011
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2011 - 10/2011
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The purpose of this survey is to track the trends in births, child mortality, contraceptive use, health literacy, and other demographic information about the population of Azerbaijan. The survey took place throughout rural and urban areas of the country with the exceptions of some areas with Yukhari Garabakh, Kalbajar-Lachin, and the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. This national DHS was modeled after standards developed by Measure DHS.

The data were gathered through in-person interviews in the home and anthropometric measurements. The survey used one questionnaire for the household and one questionnaire for women ages 15 through 49 years. Children and mothers were measured for height, weight, and blood samples were taken to check for anemia. Mothers also had their blood pressure taken. A sample of the household's cooking salt was taken and analyzed for iodine content. The sample size for this survey was 7,704 households and 10,675 women in those households.

Keywords 
Abortion, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antihypertensive drugs, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Community health clinics, Community health workers, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic migration, Education, Electricity, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fish, Fruits and vegetables, Goiter, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Injectable contraceptives, Internet, Iron supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Land ownership, Length of stay, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Multiple births, Night blindness, Nurses, Oral rehydration therapy, Pain, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Physicians, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Prescriptions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Road traffic injuries, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Stroke, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Tobacco, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Violence, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Body mass index, Abortive outcome
Citation
Suggested citation 
Public Health and Reforms Center, Ministry of Health (PHRC) (Azerbaijan). Azerbaijan Demographic and Health Survey 2011.