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Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2013

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General Info
Geography 
Nigeria (NGA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2013 - 06/2013
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The 2013 Nigeria DHS was conducted at part of Phase 6 of the DHS survey series. A total household sample size of 41,000 was used. A total of 37,000 women between the age of 15 and 49 years and 18,000 men between the age of 15-59 years were included in the sample.

The survey provides current data on fertility trends, family planning, maternal and child health, childhood mortality, nutrition and child feeding practices, adult and maternal mortality, female genital cutting, HIV/AIDS-related knowledge and behavior, and other health issues.

Keywords 
Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Death certificates, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Dietary protein, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Female infertility, Female circumcision, Fertility, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Home care, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intimate partner violence, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrients, Multiple births, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pain, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rural, STDs, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Urban, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Sanitation, Smokeless tobacco use, Body mass index, Family size, Malaria, Diarrheal diseases
Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2014
Suggested citation 
ICF International, National Population Commission of Nigeria. Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2013. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2014.