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Dominican Republic Demographic and Health Survey 2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Demográfica y de Salud (ENDESA) 2013
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2013 - 10/2013
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 2013 Dominican Republic Demographic and Health Survey is a nationally representative sample for which 11,464 households, 9,372 women ages 15-49, and 10,306 men ages 15-59 were successfully interviewed. 

The survey provides current data on fertility trends, family planning, maternal and child health, childhood mortality, nutrition and child feeding practices, smoking, physical activity, HIV/AIDS-related knowledge and behavior, and other health issues.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Alcohol use, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breast cancer, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Calcium, Cancers, Cardiovascular surgical procedures, Cervix uteri cancer, Chemotherapy, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Chronic kidney diseases, Circumcision, Cirrhosis of the liver, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Cough, DTP vaccines, Death certificates, Dental care, Dental caries, Diabetes, Diagnosis, Dialysis, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Dietary protein, Digital rectal examinations, Disasters, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Emergency contraception, Employment, Epilepsy, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Firearms, Fruits and vegetables, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care services, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Heart disease, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household expenditures, Housing conditions, Hygiene, Hypertension, IUDs, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Income, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Intentional injuries, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Medical tests, Medicines, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Multiple births, Obesity, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pap smears, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Prostheses and implants, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Radiation therapy, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Road traffic injuries, Rotavirus vaccines, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Screening mammography, Secondhand smoke, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Summary birth history, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, X-rays, Zinc