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Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2011

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General Info
Geography 
Nepal (NPL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 06/2011
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

Part of phase 6 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

As part of the survey, hemoglobin tests were administered to women age 15-49 years and children age 6-59 months to test for anemia.

The questionnaire contains questions about the ownership and use of mosquito nets but does not specify if they are insecticide-treated.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disasters, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Education, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Folic acid supplements, Food, Genital prolapse, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health promotion, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hookworm disease, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Injectable contraceptives, Intentional injuries, International migration, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Japanese encephalitis vaccines, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Loans, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Morbidity, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Poverty, Pregnancy, Religion, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Occupation codes
Citation
Funders 
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
ICF Macro, Ministry of Health and Population (Nepal), New ERA. Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2011. Calverton, United States: ICF Macro.