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Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 1988

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General Info
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/1988 - 06/1988
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 1988 is part of phase 1 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics covered in DHS typically include population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Keywords 
Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Dracunculiasis, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Health care access, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household water treatment, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Neonatal conditions, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, Schistosomiasis, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Ghana Statistical Service, Macro Systems, Inc.; Institute for Resource Development. Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 1988. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.