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Peru Demographic and Health Survey 1996

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Demogr√°fica y de Salud Familiar 1996
Geography 
Peru (PER)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/1996 - 11/1996
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Peru Demographic and Health Survey 1996 is part of phase 3 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics commonly covered in DHS include education, health, nutrition, family planning, and household characteristics.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimotility drugs, Aplastic and other non-nutritional anemias, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Clinical breast exams, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Dietary protein, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, HPV, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hemolytic anemias, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Nutrition, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Pap smears, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of death, Place of delivery, Pneumoconiosis, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Prevalence, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Summary birth history, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Macro International, Inc, National Institute of Statistics (Peru). Peru Demographic and Health Survey 1996. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.