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Eritrea Demographic and Health Survey 2002


General Info
Eritrea (ERI)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2002 - 07/2002
Data type
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The Eritrea Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2002 is part of phase 4 of the DHS series; a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics covered in the Eritrea DHS 2002 include population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. 8,754 women ages 15-49 were interviewed from 9,389 households. No men were interviewed for this survey.

Abortion, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Dietary protein, Domestic migration, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Female circumcision, Fever, Fish, Fruits, Health care access, Health care prices, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Legumes, Summary birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal conditions, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Meat, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Nuts, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Reproductive health, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Starchy vegetables, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Urine tests, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Household water treatment, Abortive outcome, Diarrheal diseases, FFQ, Occupation codes, Diet, Fruits and vegetables, Calcium
Suggested citation 
Macro International, Inc, National Statistics and Evaluation Office (Eritrea). Eritrea Demographic and Health Survey 2002. Calverton, United States: Macro International, Inc.