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Egypt Demographic and Health Survey 2008


General Info
Egypt (EGY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2008 - 06/2008
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

Part of phase 5 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Blood transfusions, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cough, Counseling, Dental care, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Food, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Height, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Influenza, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Jaundice, Land ownership, Length of stay, Summary birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Nutrition, Occupations, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, STDs, Sanitation, Schistosomiasis, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Stillbirths, Stroke, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc