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Afghanistan Health Survey 2015


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2015 - 12/2015
Series or system 
Afghanistan Health Survey (AHS)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy

The Afghanistan Health Survey conducted in 2015 collected data on household characteristics, education, health care and expenditures, fertility, and mortality. Two questionnaires were used to collect data. The first was a household questionnaire focusing on household rosters, health care, and economics. The second was a women's questionnaire for all women in households between the ages of 12 and 49.

A total of 1,007 clusters were sampled successfully leading to a total of 23,137 households. Furthermore, 25,317 women and 25,684 children were successfully interviewed.