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Jordan Demographic and Health Survey 1997


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Jordan Population and Family Health Survey 1997
Jordan (JOR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/1997 - 10/1997
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of phase 3 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

The survey was administered to 7,335 households and 5,548 ever-married women age 15-49. The sample frame was based on the 1994 Population and Housing Census.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drownings, Education, Electricity, Employment, Falls, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hepatitis vaccines, Hookworm disease, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Infectious diseases, Injectable contraceptives, International migration, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Manufacturing, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal conditions, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Mining, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Noncommunicable diseases, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Place of delivery, Poisonings, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Road traffic injuries, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Unemployment, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vomiting, Water supply, Weight