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India Human Development Survey 2004-2005 - ICPSR


General Info
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2004 - 10/2005
Series or system 
India Human Development Survey (IHDS)
Data type
  • Community
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Health facility
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The India Human Development Survey (IHDS) is a nationally representative survey of 41,554 households, 13,900 of which were interviewed in 1993-1994 in a previous survey by the National Council of Applied Economic Research, in India. Topics covered include health, education, employment, economic status, marriage, fertility, gender relations, and social capital. Village, school, and health facility interviews were also conducted as part of this survey, as well as anthropometric measurements of children under 5 and ages 8-11, and their mothers.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Absenteeism, Adolescents, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Ambulances, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Back pain, Beds, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Cancers, Cataracts, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Cognitive assessment, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Crime, Crops, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diet, Disability, Domestic migration, Eclampsia, Economic indicators, Education, Education access, Education expenditures, Electricity, Electrocardiograms, Employment, Employment benefits, Epilepsy, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fatigue, Fertility, Fertilizers, Fever, Financial assistance for health, Folic acid supplements, Food expenditures, Gynecology, HIV and AIDS, Health aid, Health care access, Health care costs, Health care prices, Health care use, Health facilities, Health facility conditions, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household expenditures, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, International migration, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Iron supplements, Lab personnel, Land ownership, Languages, Leisure activities, Length of stay, Leprosy, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Loans, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Maternal conditions, Maternal hemorrhage, Maternal morbidity, Maternal sepsis, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medical education, Medical equipment, Medical tests, Medicines, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Night blindness, Nonprofits, Nurses, Obstructed labor, Occult blood, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Outpatient facilities, Paralysis, Parental survival, Pelvic inflammatory disease, Personal health expenditures, Pesticides, Pharmacies, Physicians, Place of delivery, Polio, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preterm birth complications, Prices, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, STDs, Sanitation, School conditions, School enrollment, Screening, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Social class, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Stool tests, Summary birth history, Surgical procedures, Taxes, Teachers, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Training programs, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Ultrasound, Unemployment, Unintentional injuries, Urine tests, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vital statistics, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, X-rays