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Guyana Demographic and Health Survey 2009

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General Info
Geography 
Guyana (GUY)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
03/2009 - 07/2009
Data type
Survey:
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

Part of phase 5 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.  The 2009 Guyana DHS had a sample of about 6,000 households and completed interviews with 4,996 women and 3,522 men, age 15-49.

Keywords 
Abortion, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Causes of morbidity, Child anthropometry, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dental care, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Emergency preparedness, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal anthropometry, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrients, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, Rubella vaccines, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Self-treatment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Household water treatment, Smokeless tobacco use, Abortive outcome, Malaria, Diarrheal diseases
Citation
Funders 
Publisher 
Publication year 
2011
Suggested citation 
Bureau of Statistics (Guyana), ICF Macro, Ministry of Health (Guyana). Guyana Demographic and Health Survey 2009. Calverton, United States: ICF Macro, 2011.