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Colombia Demographic and Health Survey 2004-2005


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud 2005
Colombia (COL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2004 - 06/2005
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Colombia Demographic and Health Survey 2004-2005 was part of phase 5 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey which covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

41,344 women between the ages of 15-49 in 37,211 households were surveyed. Anthropomorphic measurements were taken of children and women in the participating households.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Appetite loss, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, 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, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household heat, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Illicit drug use, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, International migration, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, 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, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A deficiency, Vomiting, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight