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Timor-Leste Demographic and Health Survey 2016

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
2016 TLDHS
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2016 - 12/2016
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Timor-Leste Demographic and Health Survey 2016 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a nationally representative household survey series. Topics commonly covered in DHS include: child and maternal health, family planning, nutrition, health behaviors, health care access, health care use, and immunization. For the 2016 Timor-Leste DHS, 12,607 women ages 15-49 and 4,622 men ages 15-59 were successfully interviewed from 11,502 households. Blood tests were conducted for anemia in concenting respondents from a subsample of households. Anthropometric measurements were taken for men and women and children ages 0-59 months.

Keywords 
Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antihypertensive drugs, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cervix uteri cancer, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child mortality, Childhood behavioral disorders, Childhood sexual violence, Chronic respiratory diseases, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Corrective lenses, Cough, Dairy products, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Disability, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fever, Fish, Fruits, Gestational age, Gonococcal infections, Health care access, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Leisure activities, Length of stay, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Milk, Mortality, Multiple births, Musculoskeletal diseases, Nonprofits, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pap smears, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, STDs, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Starchy vegetables, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Unintentional injuries, Unipolar depressive disorders, Unprocessed red meat, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vision loss, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains
Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2018
Suggested citation 
ICF International, National Statistics Directorate (Timor-Leste). Timor-Leste Demographic and Health Survey 2016. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2018.