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Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 1988-1989


General Info
Kenya (KEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/1988 - 05/1989
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 1988-1989 was part of phase 1 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

The North-Eastern province of Kenya and the northern districts of Samburu and Turkana in Rift Valley Province and Isiolo and Marsabit in Eastern Province were not included in this survey. However, the excluded areas accounted for only 5% of the national population.