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Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2015

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sénégal Enquête Démographique et de Santé Continue (EDS-Continue) 2015
Geography 
Senegal (SEN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2015 - 10/2015
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2015 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey series. The 2015 Senegal Continuous DHS is the third survey in a five phase series of surveys planned to take place regularly from 2012-2017. Information on demographics, child and maternal health, family planning, health care use, and immunization  was successfully collected from a 8,851 women ages 15-49 and  3,734 men ages 15-59 from 4,511 households. Additionally, blood tests were conducted for children age 6-59 months for the presence of anemia.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adolescents, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Environmental hazards, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Gestational age, Gonococcal infections, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Laboratories, Land ownership, Lighting, Limited birth history, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Occupational risk factors, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rotavirus vaccines, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc
Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2016
Suggested citation 
Cheikh Anta Diop University, ICF International, National Agency of Statistics and Demography (Senegal). Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2015. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2016.