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Cameroon Demographic and Health Survey 2018-2019


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Démographique et de Santé du Cameroun (EDSC-V) 2018
Cameroon (CMR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2018 - 01/2019
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 2018 Cameroon Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) is part of round 7 of the DHS Program survey series. DHS provide information on topics that can be used to track both Millennium and Sustainable Development Goals (MDGs and SDGs). Topics commonly covered in DHS include child and maternal health care, immunization, housing, employment, health care access and use.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Alcohol use disorders, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Cancers, Cervix uteri cancer, Child anthropometry, Childhood sexual violence, Chronic respiratory diseases, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Education, Electricity, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Fever, HIV and AIDS, Health care services, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Heart disease, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Languages, Limited mobility, Literacy, Livestock, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Menopause, Menstruation, Miscarriage, Multiple births, Musculoskeletal diseases, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Pregnancy, Public health facilities, Race, Refrigeration, Religion, Rotavirus vaccines, Sanitation, Schools, Seizures, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Unemployment, Unintentional injuries, Unipolar depressive disorders, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Vomiting, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Sibling survival