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Cameroon Demographic and Health Survey 1998

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Démographique et de Santé Cameroun 1998
Geography 
Cameroon (CMR)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/1998 - 06/1998
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Cameroon Demographic and Health Survey 1998 is part of phase 3 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series. Topics commonly covered in DHS include child and maternal health, family planning, health care access, education attainment, housing conditions, immunization, and health attitudes, knowledge and practices.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic migration, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Incontinence, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, International migration, Iodine supplements, Languages, Leisure activities, Summary birth history, Limited mobility, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal hemorrhage, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Symptoms, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vomiting, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Central Bureau of the Census and Population Studies (Cameroon), Macro International, Inc. Cameroon Demographic and Health Survey 1998. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.