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Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2006

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General Info
Geography 
Uganda (UGA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
04/2006 - 10/2006
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • De facto
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy
Summary 

The Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2006 is part of phase 5 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics commonly covered in DHS include education, health, nutrition, family planning, and household characteristics.

A sub sample of participants from the 2006 Uganda DHS were interviewed for the 2007 Uganda Child Verbal Autopsy Study (UCVAS).

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Aplastic and other non-nutritional anemias, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Childhood sexual violence, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fishing, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Hemoglobin, Hemolytic anemias, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Length of stay, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal anthropometry, Maternal conditions, Maternal mortality, Measles, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Nutrition, Obstetric fistulas, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Prevalence, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Violence, Vision loss, Vitamin A deficiency, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Stillbirths
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