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India Demographic and Health Survey 1998-1999


General Info
Original or alternative title 
India National Family Health Survey (NFHS-2) 1998-99
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/1998 - 12/1999
Series or system 
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Verbal autopsy

Part of phase 4 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Aplastic and other non-nutritional anemias, Ascariasis, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Community action, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, Health care access, Health care services, Health care use, Health education, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hemolytic anemias, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Immunization, Income, Infant care, Infant mortality, Infrastructure, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iron, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Lead exposure, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Nutrition, Obesity, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Pain, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Population density, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Prevalence, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Rabies, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Tetanus, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, Verbal autopsy, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight