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Brazil Demographic and Health Survey 1996


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Pesquisa Nacional Sobre Demografia e Saúde 1996
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1996 - 06/1996
Series or system 
Brazil National Demographic and Health Survey (PNDS)
DHS Program Surveys
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of phase 3 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cough, Counseling, DTP vaccines, Death certificates, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Food, Health care access, Health care use, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Immunization, Summary birth history, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mortality, Neonatal conditions, Nutrition, Oral rehydration therapy, Place of death, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Stillbirths