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Tajikistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
07/2012 - 09/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The 2012 Tajikistan DHS is the first of its kind in the country. This comprehensive, nationally representative household survey covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning, and household characteristics.

A representative probability sample of 6,674 households was selected and 6,432 households were enumerated. A total of 9,656 women ages 15-49 years were interviewed. Two questionnaires were used, one for the household and one for women. Height and weight measurements were take for all women and children under-5. Testing of household salt for iodine was also done.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antihypertensive drugs, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Clinical breast exams, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Death certificates, Dentists, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household heat, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Injuries, Intentional injuries, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Limited birth history, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Military service, Mining, Morbidity, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Nurses, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Pap smears, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Physicians, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Teachers, Telephones, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Violence, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Zinc
Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 
ICF International, Ministry of Health (Tajikistan), Statistical Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan. Tajikistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2013.