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Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey 2009-2010


General Info
Lesotho (LSO)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2009 - 01/2010
Data type
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

Part of phase 6 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Abortion, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antihelminthics, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Circumcision, Clinical breast exams, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Internet, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Summary birth history, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pap smears, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Household water treatment, Smokeless tobacco use, Abortive outcome, Diarrheal diseases, Occupation codes
Suggested citation 
ICF Macro, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (Lesotho). Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey 2009-2010. Calverton, United States: ICF Macro.