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Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey 2004-2005


General Info
Lesotho (LSO)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2004 - 01/2005
Data type
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Nationally representative

The Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey 2004-2005 is part of phase 4 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. The survey covers education, health, nutrition, family planning, and household characteristics.

Abortion, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Aplastic and other non-nutritional anemias, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diet, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hemolytic anemias, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Summary birth history, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal conditions, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Nutrition, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Prevalence, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A deficiency, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Household water treatment, Smokeless tobacco use, Abortive outcome, Diarrheal diseases, Place of delivery, FFQ, Occupation codes, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, Vegetables, Legumes, Calcium
Suggested citation 
Bureau of Statistics (Lesotho), Macro International, Inc, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (Lesotho). Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey 2004-2005. Calverton, United States: Macro International, Inc.