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Colombia National Contraceptive Prevalence Survey 1978-1979


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Prevalencia de Uso de Anticoncepcion 1978
Colombia (COL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/1978 - 01/1979
Series or system 
Colombia National Contraceptive Prevalence Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of this survey was to gather information from women aged 15-49 years on demographic characteristics, contraceptive method awareness and use, use of services for mothers and children, and perceptions about birth control. The data were collected through in-person interviews. The sample size for this survey was 3,719 women aged 15-49 years in urban and rural areas in all of the regions in Colombia.