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Colombia Demographic and Health Survey 2000


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Demografia y Salud 2000
Colombia (COL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2000 - 06/2000
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Columbia Demographic and Health Survey 2000 was part of phase 4 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey which covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

11,585 women from 10,797 households were surveyed. Anthropomorphic measurements were taken of 4,561 children under the age of 5 and their mothers. As part of the survey, optometrists gave eye exams to children ages 6 to 11 and household members over the age of 50.


Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Appetite loss, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Education, Education access, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Family composition, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Firearms, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Illicit drug use, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, International migration, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal conditions, Maternal hemorrhage, Measles vaccines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Obesity, Occupation codes, Occupational injuries, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Road traffic injuries, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Sore throat, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Surgical procedures, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Trichuriasis, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A deficiency, Vomiting, Water supply, Weight