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Maldives Demographic and Health Survey 2009


General Info
Maldives (MDV)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2009 - 10/2009
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

Part of phase 5 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Abortion, 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, 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, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Income, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Internet, Iron, Iron supplements, Summary birth history, Limited mobility, Literacy, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Nutrition, 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, Spermicides, Stroke, 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, Household water treatment, Smokeless tobacco use, Abortive outcome, Occupation codes
Publication year 
Suggested citation 
ICF Macro, Ministry of Health (Maldives). Maldives Demographic and Health Survey 2009. Calverton, United States: ICF Macro, 2010.