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Maldives Demographic and Health Survey 2009

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General Info
Geography 
Maldives (MDV)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2009 - 10/2009
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

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

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Aged adults, Alcohol use, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child labor, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Disability, Disasters, Domestic migration, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Home care, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household expenditures, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Income, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Internet, Iron, Iron supplements, Limited mobility, Literacy, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Nutrition, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Population density, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stroke, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, X-rays, Zinc, Stillbirths
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
ICF Macro, Ministry of Health (Maldives). Maldives Demographic and Health Survey 2009. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.