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India Annual Health Survey 2012-2013


General Info
India (IND)
Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2012 - 05/2013
Series or system 
India Annual Health Survey
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Urban-rural representative

The Annual Health Survey 2012-2013 is the third round of a three-year, longitudinal, demographic survey of nine high-focus states: Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, and Rajasthan. This final round of the AHS covered 4.32 million households and 20.94 million individuals from the 284 districts in these nine states. The recall period for the second update was January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

In an effort to create a district health profile and to track district-level interventions over time, the AHS provides annual data on vital and health indicators at the district level, including fertility, mortality, disabilities, injuries, illness, access to family planning services, and maternal and child healthcare.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth asphyxia, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breast cancer, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Child health care, Child mortality, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Cirrhosis of the liver, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congenital anomalies, Contraceptives, DTP vaccines, Death certificates, Dermatitis, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Digestive diseases, Disability, Eclampsia, Education, Emergency contraception, Employment, Employment benefits, Endocrine disorders, Epilepsy, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fatigue, Fever, Gall bladder and bile duct disease, Glaucoma, Goiter, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Hearing loss, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household deaths, Hypertension, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Intensive care units, Ischemic heart disease, Jaundice, Length of stay, Leprosy, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Lymphatic filariasis, Marital status, Marriage age, Maternal age, Maternal conditions, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrient supplements, Multiple births, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neonatal conditions, Neonatal jaundice, Neurological conditions, Oral conditions, Oral rehydration therapy, Periodontal diseases, Pharmacies, Place of death, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Population, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Religion, STDs, School enrollment, Self-treatment, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Skin cancers, Skin diseases, Stroke, Suffocation, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, Urinary diseases, Urolithiasis, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements