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India Human Development Survey 2011-2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
IHDS-II 2011-2012
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 05/2013
Series or system 
India Human Development Survey (IHDS)
Data type
  • Community
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Health facility
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The India Human Development Survey (IHDS) is a nationally representative longitudinal panel survey. For the 2011-2013 IHDS (also referred to as the 2011-2012 IDHS-II), 204,569 individuals from 42,152 households were surveyed. Additionally, data was collected on 23,327 medical facilities, 4,267 schools, and 1,410 villages.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Absenteeism, Adolescents, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Ambulances, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Back pain, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Cancers, Cataracts, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Cognitive assessment, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Crime, Crops, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Disability, Domestic migration, Eclampsia, Education, Education expenditures, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Epilepsy, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fertilizers, Fever, Financial assistance for health, Folic acid supplements, Food expenditures, HIV and AIDS, Health aid, Health care costs, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Heart disease, Height, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household expenditures, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, IUDs, Income, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, International migration, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Land ownership, Languages, Leisure activities, Length of stay, Leprosy, Limited mobility, Literacy, Livestock, Living conditions, Loans, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Maternal conditions, Maternal hemorrhage, Maternal morbidity, Maternal sepsis, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medical tests, Medicines, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Night blindness, 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, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Screening, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Social class, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Surgical procedures, Taxes, 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, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight