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Madagascar Demographic and Health Survey 2008-2009

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Démographique et de Santé 2008-2009
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
11/2008 - 07/2009
Data type
Survey:
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Verbal autopsy
Summary 

The Madagascar Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2008-2009 is part of phase 5 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics commonly covered by DHS include education, health, nutrition, family planning, and household characteristics.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disasters, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of death, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Poverty, 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, Smokeless tobacco use, Summary birth history, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, Verbal autopsy
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
ICF Macro, National Institute of Statistics (Madagascar). Madagascar Demographic and Health Survey 2008-2009. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.