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Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 1993-1994


General Info
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/1993 - 02/1994
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 1993-1994 is part of phase 3 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics commonly covered in DHS include education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. For the 1993-1994 Ghana DHS, 4,562 women ages 15-49 and 1,302 men ages 15-59 were interviewed from 5,822 households.

Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic migration, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Land ownership, Languages, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal health, Maternal morbidity, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrients, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pervasive developmental disorders, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preterm birth, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Water supply, Weight, Weight change