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Jordan Demographic and Health Survey 1990


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Jordan Population and Family Health Survey 1990
Jordan (JOR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/1990 - 12/1990
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy

Part of phase 2 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

The sample size was 16,296 households and 6,461 women age 15-49. Nomads living in remote areas and those living in institutional quarters were excluded from the survey

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Beds, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood supply, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Community action, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congenital anomalies, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dermatitis, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drownings, Drug consumption, Drug supply, Edema, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Falls, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gynecological equipment, Health care access, Health care services, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household deaths, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medical equipment, Medicines, Menstruation, Mining, Mortality, Multiple births, Needles, Neonatal conditions, Nurses, Nutrition, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Outpatient facilities, Parental survival, Patient counts, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Physicians, Place of delivery, Poisonings, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Road traffic injuries, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Unemployment, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Verbal autopsy, Vomiting, Water supply, Weight, Weight change, Whooping cough, Stillbirths