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Congo Demographic and Health Survey 2011-2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Démographique et de Santé du Congo 2011-2012
Congo (COG)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2011 - 02/2012
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 2011-2012 Congo Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) is part of Phase 6 of the DHS series. 

The survey covers household characteristics, possession and use of mosquito nets, family planning, maternal care, and child health.

A total of 11,632 households were successfully interviewed, including 10,819 women ages 15-49, and 5,145 men ages 15-59.  As part of the study, height and weight measurements were taken for women and children under age five. Both groups were also tested for anemia.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fishing, Gynecology, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, Interpersonal violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Summary birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Military service, Mining, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Nurses, Obstetric fistulas, Obstructed labor, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Physicians, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Teachers, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vector control, Violence, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc