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Kyrgyzstan Demographic and Health Survey 2012


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2012 - 12/2012
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • De facto
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The 2012 Kyrgyzstan DHS was conducted as part of Phase 6 of the DHS series. A total household sample size of 8,208 was used. A total of 8,286 women between the age of 15 and 49, years and 2,495 men between the age of 15-59 years were included in the sample. Interviews were completed with 8,208 women and 2,413 men, and blood pressure measurements were taken for both groups.

Major topics covered include fertility; contraceptive use; maternal and child health; nutrition; childhood mortality; domestic violence; and knowledge and behavior regarding tuberculosis, STDs and HIV/AIDS. A total of three questionnaires were used including the household, woman and man questionnaire. Eligible women and children were tested for anemia.

Abortion, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antihypertensive drugs, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Circumcision, Clinical breast exams, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Death certificates, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fishing, Folic acid supplements, Gynecological diseases, Health care access, Health care costs, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Infectious diseases, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Intentional injuries, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Lighting, Summary birth history, Live births, Livestock, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Military service, Mining, Mortality, Multiple births, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Preterm birth complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Syphilis, Teachers, Telephones, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Violence, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, Household water treatment, Household air pollution, Smokeless tobacco use, Body mass index, Environmental tobacco smoke, Abortive outcome, Lower respiratory infections, Diarrheal diseases, Occupation codes
Publication year 
Suggested citation 
ICF International, Ministry of Health (Kyrgyzstan), National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic. Kyrgyzstan Demographic and Health Survey 2012. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2014.