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Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013

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General Info
Geography 
Liberia (LBR)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
03/2013 - 07/2013
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The 2013 Liberia DHS was conducted as part of Phase 6 of the DHS survey series. The total household sample size consisted of 8,700 households. A total of 8,800 women ages 15-49 years, and 4,200 men ages 15-59 years were included in the sample.

The survey collected information on fertility levels, marriage, sexual activity, fertility preferences, awareness and use of family planning methods, breastfeeding practices, nutrition, childhood and maternal mortality, maternal and child health, and awareness and behavior regarding HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Keywords 
Abortion, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Dietary protein, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fertility, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Length of stay, Lighting, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Multiple births, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Preventive interventions, 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, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Female infertility, Male infertility, Smokeless tobacco use, Environmental tobacco smoke, Abortive outcome, Malaria, Diarrheal diseases
Citation
Suggested citation 
ICF International, Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-information Services (LISGIS), National AIDS and STI Control Program (NACP), Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (Liberia). Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013.