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Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2003

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General Info
Geography 
Kenya (KEN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
04/2003 - 09/2003
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2003 is part of phase 4 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. GPS coordinates were collected during the survey.

This round of the DHS included all regions of Kenya, including the North-Eastern province, the northern districts of Samburu and Turkana in Rift Valley Province, and Isiolo and Marsabit in Eastern Province which were excluded from previous rounds of this survey.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, HIV and AIDS, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health promotion, Height, Hepatitis vaccines, Hookworm disease, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Influenza vaccines, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Religion, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Central Bureau of Statistics (Kenya), Macro International, Inc, Ministry of Health (Kenya), National Council for Population and Development (Kenya). Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2003. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.