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India District Level Household Survey 1998-1999 (DLHS)


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Rapid Household Survey 1998-1999
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1998 - 12/1999
Series or system 
India District Level Household Survey (DLHS)
Data type
  • Household
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The first District Level Household Survey covered a representative sample of about 1000 households in each district. Primarily a reproductive health survey, the survey included both men and women, asking both sexes about family planning and sexually-transmitted diseases.  Other topics included antenatal care, immunization, child health care, reproductive tract infections, and use of health services before, during and after delivery.