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Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey 2004-2005

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General Info
Geography 
Lesotho (LSO)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2004 - 01/2005
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

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.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, 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, Calcium, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, 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, Household water treatment, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Legumes, 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, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, 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, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vitamin A deficiency, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Bureau of Statistics (Lesotho), Macro International, Inc, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (Lesotho). Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey 2004-2005. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.