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Yemen Demographic and Health Survey 2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Yemen National Health and Demographic Survey (YNHDS) 2013
Yemen (YEM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2013 - 11/2013
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy

The Yemen Demographic and Health Survey 2013, also known as the Yemen National Health and Demographic Survey (YNHDS) 2013, is part of phase 6 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey series. The 2013 Yemen DHS provides information on child and maternal health, nutrition, immunization, health behavior, female circumcision, and obstetric fistulas. Additionally, the survey provides verbal autopsy for maternal deaths. Data was successfully collected from 25,434 women ages 15-49 from 17,351 households. Men were not included in the sample.

Abortion, Adolescents, Adult mortality, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Back pain, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Cancers, Cataracts, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Cirrhosis of the liver, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Dietary fiber, Dietary protein, Dietary sugar, Disability, Domestic violence, Drownings, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Employment, Epilepsy, Falls, Family composition, Family planning, Female infertility, Female circumcision, Fertility, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, Gonococcal infections, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Interpersonal violence, Interventions, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Lighting, Summary birth history, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal conditions, Maternal health, Maternal morbidity, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrients, Multiple births, Musculoskeletal diseases, Nonprofits, Obstetric fistulas, Occupations, Oral conditions, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of death, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Poisonings, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Road traffic injuries, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sickle cell disorders, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Stillbirths, Stroke, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Thalassemias, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Urinary diseases, Vaccination cards, Verbal autopsy, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, Household air pollution, Body mass index, Abortive outcome, Family size, Occupation codes, 24HR dietary recall
Publication year 
Suggested citation 
Central Statistical Organization (Yemen), ICF International, Ministry of Public Health and Population (Yemen). Yemen Demographic and Health Survey 2013. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2015.