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Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey 2009-2010


General Info
Tanzania (TZA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2009 - 05/2010
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of phase 6 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. The Tanzania 2009-2010 DHS had a sample of 10,300 households and included sections on bednets and antimalarials, fistula, female genital cutting, maternal mortality and domestic violence. The survey also included anemia testing with testing for transferrin receptor, vitamin A testing, and testing salt and urine for iodine.

Abortion, Alcohol use, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Ascariasis, BCG vaccines, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Childhood sexual violence, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Domestic violence, Education, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Health care access, Health literacy, Height, Hemoglobin, Hookworm disease, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Intimate partner violence, Iodine deficiency, Iron, Summary birth history, Literacy, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Maternal mortality, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Obstructed labor, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Polio vaccines, Population density, Pregnancy, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Urine tests, Vitamin A deficiency, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Obstetric fistulas, Smokeless tobacco use, Abortive outcome, Malaria, Sexual violence, Place of delivery, FFQ, Occupation codes