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Central African Republic Demographic and Health Survey 1994-1995


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Démographique et de Santé 1994-95
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/1994 - 03/1995
Series or system 
Data type
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Nationally representative

The Central African Republic Demographic and Health Survey 1994-1995 is part of phase 3 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics commonly covered in DHS include: child and maternal health, family planning, nutrition, health behaviors, health care access and use, and immunization. 

For the 1994-1995 Central African Republic DHS, 5,884 women ages 15-49 and 1,729 men ages 15-59 were successfully interviewed from 5,551 households. Anthropometric information was collected from respondents, and an iodine salt test was conducted. In addition to the standard topics, this survey also collected data about the local practice and consequences of female circumcision.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic migration, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health behaviors, Health care services, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health promotion, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Infrastructure, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Iodine supplements, Languages, Length of stay, Summary birth history, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Oral rehydration therapy, Pain, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of death, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, Roads, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Schools, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Symptoms, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichomoniasis, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines