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Namibia Demographic and Health Survey 2013

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General Info
Geography 
Namibia (NAM)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
05/2013 - 09/2013
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The 2013 Namibia Demographic and Health Survey is part of phase 6 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series. Data was collected from a nationally representative sample of 9,849 households. 9,176 women ages 15‐49 and 4,481 men ages 15-64 were interviewed.

Keywords 
Abortion, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Antiretroviral therapy, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Circumcision, Clinical breast exams, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Dietary fiber, Dietary protein, Digital rectal examinations, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, Glucose tests, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Insulin, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Length of stay, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Multiple births, Occupations, PMTCT, Pap smears, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seat belts, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unipolar depressive disorders, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, Smokeless tobacco use, Body mass index, Diabetes, Abortive outcome, Malaria, Diarrheal diseases, Place of delivery
Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2015
Suggested citation 
ICF International, Ministry of Health and Social Services (Namibia), Namibia Institute of Pathology, Namibia Statistics Agency. Namibia Demographic and Health Survey 2013. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2015.