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India World Health Survey 2003

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
India WHO Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE) Wave 0
Geography 
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2003 - 05/2003
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Sample registration
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The India 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 India 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, Antihypertensive drugs, Antimalarials, Antiretroviral therapy, Anxiety, 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, Emergency care, Employment, Exposure to forces of nature, Falls, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fertility, Fever, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, General surgery, Gynecology, HIV and AIDS, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care costs, Health care expenditures, Health care services, Health care use, Health education, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Homicide, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household expenditures, Household heat, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Injuries, Insulin, Ischemic heart disease, Languages, Length of stay, Limited mobility, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, 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 health expenditures, Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Physical activity, Physicians, Place of delivery, Poisonings, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Private health facilities, Prostheses and implants, 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, Traditional medicine, 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, Antenatal care, FFQ, Occupation codes
Citation
Publication year 
2005
Suggested citation 
International Institute for Population Sciences (India), World Health Organization (WHO). India World Health Survey 2003. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO), 2005.