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Comoros Demographic and Health Survey 2012-2013

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Démographique et de Santé et à Indicateurs Multiples aux Comores EDSC-MICS 2012
Geography 
Comoros (COM)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
07/2012 - 01/2013
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The 2012-2013 Comoros Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) is part of Phase 6 of the DHS series. 

The survey covers household characteristics, possession and use of mosquito nets, child labor, domestic violence, knowledge of HIV/AIDS, family planning, employment, and gender roles.

The household sample size is 5,000 households. A total of 6,500 women ages 15 to 40 and 3,100 men ages 15 to 59 were included in the sample.

Keywords 
Abortion, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Circumcision, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Dietary sodium, Domestic violence, Edema, Education, Electricity, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Food, Health care access, Health insurance, Health literacy, Height, Hemoglobin, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Multiple births, Obesity, Obstructed labor, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Self-treatment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, HIV and AIDS, Obstetric fistulas, Smokeless tobacco use, Abortive outcome, Lower respiratory infections, Diarrheal diseases, FFQ, Occupation codes
Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2014
Suggested citation 
General Directorate of Statistics and Forecasting (Comoros), ICF International. Comoros Demographic and Health Survey 2012-2013. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2014.