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Dominican Republic National Multipurpose Household Survey 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples 2008
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2008 - 11/2008
Series or system 
Dominican Republic National Multipurpose Household Survey
Data type
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Sample registration
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The focus of the 2008 Dominican Republic National Multipurpose Household Survey (ENHOGAR) was social protection services in the Dominican Republic. The survey covered household characteristics, employment, health insurance coverage, social security and disability benefits, and other social assistance programs such as utility supplements. The target population included residents in collective dwellings in the national district and the provinces of Santiago, Duarte, Valverde, Azua, Elias Pina, and La Romana.

Aged adults, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Antibiotics, Assets, Asthma, Birth certificates, Birth place, Blood tests, Breathing difficulty, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Child health care, Cholesterol tests, Chronic kidney diseases, Community health clinics, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Cough, Crops, Dental care, Dental examinations, Diabetes, Diagnosis, Diarrhea, Disability, Disasters, Domestic migration, Education, Education access, Electricity, Emergency care, Employment, Employment benefits, Epilepsy, Family composition, Family size, Financial assistance for health, Food, Food expenditures, Glucose tests, HIV and AIDS, Health care costs, Health care personnel, Health care prices, Health care services, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household expenditures, Household heat, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, Income, Injuries, International migration, Internet, Laboratories, Land ownership, Literacy, Livestock, Loans, Marital status, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Occupational injuries, Occupational risk factors, Oral rehydration therapy, Osteoarthritis, Outpatient facilities, Pap smears, Personal health expenditures, Physical examinations, Poverty, Prices, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Respiratory infections, Rheumatoid arthritis, Road traffic injuries, Safety, Sanitation, School enrollment, Schools, Screening mammography, Social class, Stool tests, Telephones, Traditional medicine, Tuberculosis, Ultrasound, Unemployment, Unintentional injuries, Urban ambient air pollution, Urine tests, Waste disposal, Water supply, X-rays