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Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 1998-1999

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General Info
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
11/1998 - 02/1999
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

Part of phase 4 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Folic acid supplements, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Home care, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Leprosy, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrients, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Weight change, Yellow fever vaccines
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Ghana Statistical Service, Macro International, Inc. Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 1998-1999. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.