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Colombia Demographic and Health Survey 1990


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta de Prevalencia, Demografía y Salud 1990
Colombia (COL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/1990 - 08/1990
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Colombia Demographic and Health Survey 1990 was part of phase 2 of the DHS series. DHS is a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey whichovers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

The survey was completed by 8,644 women between the ages of 15 and 49 in 7,412 households. In addition to the standard modules, it also collected data about intra-family violence.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 
Institute for Resource Development, Macro Systems, Profamilia (Colombia). Colombia Demographic and Health Survey 1990. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 1991.