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Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 2010

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General Info
Geography 
Malawi (MWI)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
06/2010 - 11/2010
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 2010 is part of phase 6 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. This survey included HIV testing and reports on the anemia status of women age 15-49 and children age 6-59 months. Other topics covered include fertility levels, marital status, fertility preferences, knowledge and use of family planning methods, breastfeeding practices, nutritional status of mothers and children, childhood illnesses and mortality, use of maternal and child health services, maternal mortality, and domestic violence. A total of 24,825 households were surveyed, including responses from 23,020 female and 7,175 male respondents.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Absenteeism, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Antiretroviral therapy, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Childhood sexual violence, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gynecological diseases, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care costs, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Maternal care, Maternal morbidity, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mining, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Obstetric fistulas, Obstructed labor, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Summary birth history, Teachers, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vector control, Violence, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Zinc
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