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Philippines Demographic and Health Survey 2008

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Philippines Demographic and Health Survey 2008 is part of phase five of the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics typically covered include population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Cancers, Causes of death, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fertility, Fever, Gastritis and duodenitis, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, IUDs, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Literacy, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Nutrition, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, STDs, Sanitation, Seizures, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Stillbirths, Suicide, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Zinc
Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2010
Suggested citation 
Macro International, Inc, National Statistics Office (Philippines). Philippines Demographic and Health Survey 2008. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2010.