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Egypt Demographic and Health Survey 2008

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General Info
Geography 
Egypt (EGY)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
03/2008 - 06/2008
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

Part of phase 5 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Blood transfusions, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cough, Counseling, Dental care, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Food, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Height, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Influenza, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Jaundice, Land ownership, Length of stay, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Morbidity, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Nutrition, Occupations, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, STDs, Sanitation, Schistosomiasis, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Stillbirths, Stroke, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc
Citation
Funders 
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
El-Zanaty and Associates, Macro International, Inc, Ministry of Health and Population (Egypt). Egypt Demographic and Health Survey 2008. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.