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India District Level Household Survey 2002-2005


General Info
Original or alternative title 
DLHS-2 /Reproductive and Child Health Survey 2002-2004
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2002 - 06/2005
Series or system 
India District Level Household Survey (DLHS)
Data type
  • Community
  • Health facility
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Verbal autopsy

The second District Level Household Survey (DLHS-2), also known as the Reproductive and Child Health Survey, collected data from 620,000 househoulds in 593 districts. The DLHS-2 included five questionnaires: household, currently-married women (15-44), husband, village, and select measurements of health. The questionnaries focused on antenatal care, immunization services, extent of safe deliveries, family planning and contraceptive use, awareness of RTI/STIs, and use and satisfaction of government health services.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Ambulances, Anesthetic equipment, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antihelminthics, Assets, BCG vaccines, Beds, Birth control pills, Blood supply, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Disasters, Education, Electricity, Electrocardiograms, Emergency care, Emergency contraception, Employment, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Folic acid supplements, Glucose tests, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health education, Health facilities, Health facility conditions, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Lab personnel, Laboratory equipment, Land ownership, Literacy, Malaria, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Maternal conditions, Maternal health, Maternal morbidity, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Nurses, Obstetric fistulas, Occupations, Pap smears, Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Physical therapists, Physicians, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preterm birth, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Religion, Reproductive health, Respiratory infections, Roads, STDs, Sanitation, Schools, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Social class, Stool tests, Summary birth history, Surgeons, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Ultrasound, Urine tests, Vaccination cards, Verbal autopsy, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, X-rays