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Democratic Republic of the Congo Demographic and Health Survey 2013-2014


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Démographique et de Santé en République Démocratique du Congo (EDS-RDC II)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2013 - 02/2014
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Democratic Republic of the Congo 2013 DHS was conducted as part of Phase 6 of the DHS series. A total household sample of 18,360 was used. A total of 19,680 women ages 15-49 and 9,500 men ages 15-59 years were interviewed. Blood tests for HIV and hemoglobin were included in this survey.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child labor, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Dietary protein, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fertility, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Length of stay, Lighting, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal conditions, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Multiple births, Night blindness, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Population characteristics, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Prevalence, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Self-treatment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Vomiting, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc