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Ghana World Health Survey 2003

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Ghana WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE) Wave 0
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2003 - 09/2003
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Ghana WHS focuses on the health system and population health. It covers household demographics, health care services and expenditures, ambulatory services, health insurance coverage, and individual health status. The Ghana WHS 2003 was also used to establish a baseline cohort for the WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE), and is alternately known as SAGE Wave 0.

Keywords 
Adult mortality, Alcohol use, Alcohol use disorders, Ambulances, Amputation, Antenatal care, Antihypertensive drugs, Antimalarials, Antiretroviral therapy, Anxiety, Appetite loss, Assets, Asthma, Back pain, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Cataracts, Causes of death, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dental care, Dentists, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Drownings, Edentulism, Education, Education expenditures, Electricity, Emergency care, Employment, Ethnicity, Exposure to forces of nature, Falls, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fever, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, Gynecology, HIV and AIDS, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care costs, Health care expenditures, Health care services, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Home care, Homicide, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household expenditures, Household heat, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Immunization, Income, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, Insulin, Ischemic heart disease, Languages, Limited mobility, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marital status, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Mobility aids, Mortality, Musculoskeletal diseases, Nonprofits, Nurses, Occupations, Oral conditions, Osteoarthritis, Outpatient facilities, PMTCT, Pain, Pap smears, Paralysis, Personal caregivers, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Physical activity, Physicians, Poisonings, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Road traffic injuries, Rose Angina Questionnaire, Safety, Sanitation, Schizophrenia, Screening mammography, Seizures, Sexual behavior, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Sleep, Sleep disorders, Suicide, Symptoms, Telephones, Tobacco use, Traditional healers, Training programs, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unipolar depressive disorders, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Verbal autopsy, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Vomiting, Organized violence, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Weight change, Household water treatment, Body mass index, Cohort study, FFQ, Occupation codes
Citation
Publication year 
2005
Suggested citation 

World Health Organization (WHO). Ghana World Health Survey 2003. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO), 2005.