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Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 2000

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General Info
Geography 
Malawi (MWI)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
07/2000 - 11/2000
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Malawi Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2000 is part of phase 4 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey series. For the 2000 Malawi DHS, 13,220 women ages 15-49, and 3,092 men ages 15-54 were interviewed from 14,213 households. Topics commonly covered in DHS include education, health, nutrition, family planning, and household characteristics.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, 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, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Self-treatment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Macro International, Inc, National Statistical Office of Malawi. Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 2000. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.