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Nepal In Depth Demographic and Health Survey 1987


General Info
Nepal (NPL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/1987 - 04/1987
Series or system 
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative

This survey is part of the DHS-I In Depth series. The main purpose of the Nepal In Depth Demographic and Health Survey 1987 was to identify the range of reasons for non-use of contraceptives and family planning among married women between the ages of 15 and 49 in Nepal. The study used a household sample size of 4,709 and had a female sample size of 1,630. The study sample design is the same design used in the Nepal Fertility and Family Planning Survey (NFFS) of 1986. No HIV or GPS data was collected.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 
New ERA. Nepal In Depth Demographic and Health Survey 1987. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 1988.