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Haiti Demographic and Health Survey 2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Mortalité, Morbidité, et Utilisation des Services EMMUS-V
Haiti (HTI)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 06/2012
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Haiti Demographic and Health Survey 2012 was conducted as part of phase 6 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. The Haiti Child Health Insititute collected data from January to June and completed interviews for 13,181 households. Interviews were successfully completed for 14,287 women and 9,493 men.

The questionnaire included questions on household characteristics, education, health, nutrition, family planning, and knowledge of HIV/AIDS. A sub-sample of the people surveyed were tested for anemia and HIV.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Amputation, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Cholera, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Disasters, Domestic violence, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Hearing loss, Hemoglobin, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrient supplements, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Paralysis, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Teachers, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Violence, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Zinc