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Ecuador National Survey of Maternal and Child Health and Demographic Variables 1982-1983

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Salud Materno Infantil y Variables Demografica-ESMIVD 1982
Geography 
Ecuador (ECU)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/1982 - 05/1983
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The purpose of this survey was to gather information on fertility, contraceptive use, and other demographic factors related to population growth in Ecuador.

Data were collected through in-home in-person interviews in urban and rural areas. The interviews featured a questionnaire about the household and a questionnaire for women ages 15-49 years.
The household questionnaire asked about conditions in the home and member demographics. The individual questionnaire covered the topics of basic characteristics, fertility, maternal health, use of contraceptives, availability of contraceptives, and marital status.

The sample size was 7,800 households. Within those households, 8,719 women were individually interviewed.

Reports for this survey may be available through library systems.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Public Health (Ecuador), National Institute of Nutrition, Medicine, and Social Research (Ecuador), National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Ecuador), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Westinghouse Health Systems, Inc.. Ecuador National Survey of Maternal and Child Health and Demographic Variables 1982-1983.