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Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2006

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General Info
Geography 
Nepal (NPL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2006 - 08/2006
Data type
Survey:
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Verbal autopsy
Summary 

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

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Animal injuries, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Aplastic and other non-nutritional anemias, Ascariasis, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Cancers, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Cleft lip and cleft palate, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congenital anomalies, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Cough, DTP vaccines, Death certificates, Dermatitis, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Disasters, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drownings, Drug consumption, Eclampsia, Edema, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Falls, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fatigue, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Folic acid supplements, Food, Genital prolapse, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Heart disease, Height, Hemoglobin, Hemolytic anemias, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Intentional injuries, International migration, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Japanese encephalitis vaccines, Jaundice, Land ownership, Length of stay, Limited birth history, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Loans, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Morbidity, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Neonatal jaundice, Night blindness, Nutrition, Obstructed labor, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Pain, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Poverty, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preterm birth, Prevalence, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Protein-energy malnutrition, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Road traffic injuries, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Verbal autopsy, Violence, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Vomiting, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, FFQ, Occupation codes
Citation
Funders 
Suggested citation 
Macro International, Inc, Ministry of Health and Population (Nepal), New ERA. Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2006. Calverton, United States: Macro International, Inc.