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Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 2014


General Info
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2014 - 12/2014
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2014 is part of Phase 6 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey series. For the 2014 Ghana DHS, 9,396 women and 4,388 men ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 11,835 households. In a subsample of respondents whose household had been selected to receive the male questionnaire, blood tests were done for HIV and the presence of anemia, and blood pressure and anthropometric measurements were taken.

24HR dietary recall, Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fatigue, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fish, Fruits, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care services, Health care use, Health facility conditions, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B, Hib vaccines, Homelessness, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Length of stay, Lifestyle risk factors, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Milk, Mortality, Multiple births, Nonprofits, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Outpatient facilities, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Processed meats, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rotavirus vaccines, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unprocessed red meat, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vitamin A supplements, Vomiting, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Stillbirths