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Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2014


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2014 - 10/2014
Series or system 
Data type
  • Community
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 2014 Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (DHS), is part of Phase 7 of the DHS series; a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey series. 17,885 ever-married women ages 15-49 were interviewed from a sample size of 18,000 households. No men were interviewed. In addition to household and women's questionnaires, a community questionnnaire was used to collect information from select community members.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Clinical breast exams, Community health clinics, Community health workers, Complete birth history, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Dairy products, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Fish, Fishing, Fruits, Gonococcal infections, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care services, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Infants, Injectable contraceptives, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Manufacturing, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal conditions, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrients, Milk, Mortality, Multiple births, Nonprofits, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preterm birth, Private health facilities, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Starchy vegetables, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unprocessed red meat, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, Household deaths