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Eritrea Demographic and Health Survey 1995-1996


General Info
Eritrea (ERI)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/1995 - 01/1996
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Eritrea Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 1995-1996 is part of phase 3 of the DHS series; a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics covered in the Eritrea DHS 1995-1996 include population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. 5,054 women ages 15-49 and 1,114 men ages 15-59 were interviewed from 5,469 households.

Abortion, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Female circumcision, Fever, Fish, Fishing, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care prices, Health care services, Health care use, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Infrastructure, Injectable contraceptives, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Summary birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Manufacturing, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Mining, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Roads, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Syphilis, Telecommunications, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Water supply, Weight, Household water treatment, Abortive outcome, Diarrheal diseases, FFQ, Occupation codes
Suggested citation 
Macro International, Inc, National Statistics Office (Eritrea). Eritrea Demographic and Health Survey 1995-1996. Calverton, United States: Macro International, Inc.