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Eritrea Demographic and Health Survey 1995-1996


General Info
Eritrea (ERI)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/1995 - 01/1996
Series or system 
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Eritrea Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 1995-1996 is part of phase 3 of the DHS series; a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics covered in the Eritrea DHS 1995-1996 include population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. 5,054 women ages 15-49 and 1,114 men ages 15-59 were interviewed from 5,469 households.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Electricity, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Fish, Fishing, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care prices, Health care services, Health care use, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Infrastructure, Injectable contraceptives, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Manufacturing, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Mining, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Roads, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Syphilis, Telecommunications, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Water supply, Weight