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Zambia Demographic and Health Survey 2013-2014

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General Info
Geography 
Zambia (ZMB)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2013 - 04/2014
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The 2013 Zambia Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) is part of phase 6 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 behavior and knowledge, health care access and use, and immunization. For the 2013 Zambia DHS, 16,411 women and 14,773 men ages 15-59 were successfully interviewed from 15,920 households.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Dietary protein, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Environmental tobacco smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Female infertility, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, General surgery, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Interventions, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Summary birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Micronutrients, Multiple births, Obstetric fistulas, Obstructed labor, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Prescriptions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, FFQ
Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2015
Suggested citation 
Central Statistical Office (Zambia), ICF International, Ministry of Health (Zambia), Tropical Diseases Research Centre, University Teaching Hospital (Zambia), University of Zambia. Zambia Demographic and Health Survey 2013-2014. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2015.