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Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 1992

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General Info
Geography 
Malawi (MWI)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/1992 - 11/1992
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Malawi Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 1992 is part of phase 2 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey series. For the 1992 Mawali DHS, 4849 women ages 15-49, and 1151 men ages 20-54 were interviewed from 5323 households. Topics commonly covered in DHS include education, health, nutrition, family planning, and household characteristics.

Keywords 
Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Land ownership, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Place of death, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preterm birth, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Macro International, Inc, National Statistical Office of Malawi. Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 1992. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.