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Jordan Demographic and Health Survey 2017-2018


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Jordan Population and Family Health Survey (JPFHS) 2017-18
Jordan (JOR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2017 - 01/2018
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Jordan Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2017-2018, also known as the Jordan Population and Family Health Survey (JPFHS) 2017-2018, is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a nationally representative household survey series. DHS provides data for tracking progress toward Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those related to health, education and mortality. Topics commonly covered in DHS include: child and maternal health, family planning, nutrition, health behaviors, health care access, health care use, and immunization. For the 2017-2018 Jordan DHS, 14,689 women ages 15-49 and 6,429 men ages 15-59 were successfully interviewed from 18,802 households. Results are representative at the following levels: country, urban/rural, administrative level 1 governorates, and 3 national groups (Jordanian, Syrian, and varied nationality).

Abortion, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Clinical breast exams, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Coping behavior, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Education, Emergency contraception, Employment, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Fish, Fruits, Gestational age, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hepatitis vaccines, Hospitals, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, Intentional injuries, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Length of stay, Literacy, Live births, Living conditions, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal care, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Milk, Miscarriage, Mortality, Multiple births, Nuts, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Outpatient facilities, Pap smears, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, Rotavirus vaccines, Sanitation, School enrollment, Screening mammography, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Starchy vegetables, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Unprocessed red meat, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains, X-rays, Secondhand smoke, Household deaths