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Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 2003

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General Info
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
07/2003 - 10/2003
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, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Aplastic and other non-nutritional anemias, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hemolytic anemias, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Nutrition, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Poverty, Pregnancy, Prevalence, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Weight change, Yellow fever vaccines
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Ghana Statistical Service, Macro International, Inc. Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 2003. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.