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South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 1998

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1998 - 09/1998
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 1998 is part of phase 3 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics typically covered include population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. This round included anthropometry and blood pressure measurements.

Keywords 
24HR dietary recall, Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Alcohol use, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Body mass index, Breast cancer, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Cancers, Causes of death, Cervix uteri cancer, Childhood sexual violence, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Counseling, DTP vaccines, Dental care, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Dietary sodium, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Homicide, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, IUDs, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Income, Incontinence, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mining, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Nutritional deficiencies, Occupational injuries, Occupational risk factors, Occupations, Oral conditions, Oral hygiene, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Poverty, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Prostate cancer, Prostheses and implants, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Race, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Road traffic injuries, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Self-inflicted injuries, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Skin cancers, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Stroke, Suicide, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Vaccination cards, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Department of Health (South Africa), Macro International, Inc, South African Medical Research Council. South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 1998. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.