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Papua New Guinea Demographic and Health Survey 2016-2018

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2016 - 12/2018
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

The Papua New Guinea Demographic and Health Survey 2016-2018 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a nationally representative household survey series. Topics commonly covered in DHS include child and maternal health, family planning, nutrition, health behaviors and knowledge, health care access, and child immunization.

Keywords 
Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Childhood sexual violence, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Cough, Crops, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Fishing, Food, Gestational age, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant care, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Lighting, Literacy, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Milk, Multiple births, Nonprofits, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rubella vaccines, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc
Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2019
Suggested citation 
ICF International, National Statistical Office (Papua New Guinea). Papua New Guinea Demographic and Health Survey 2016-2018. Fairfax, United States of America: ICF International, 2019.