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Lebanon Family Health Survey 2004


General Info
Lebanon (LBN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2004 - 11/2004
Series or system 
Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM)
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Lebanon Family Health Survey 2004 was conducted by the Ministry of Social Affairs with the collaboration of the Central Administration of Statistics and the Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM). The survey was completed by 5,532 households, 3,365 ever married women ages 15 to 49, and 1,774 adults older than age 65.

The survey used four questionnaires covering the following topics: housing characteristics; health status; prevalence of chronic diseases; knowledge of contraception and sexually-transmitted diseases; reproductive health; child and maternal mortality; child immunization; use of health services; and quality of life for older adults.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Aged adults, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Back and neck pain, Back pain, Birth control pills, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congenital anomalies, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Crime, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Dietary protein, Digestive diseases, Disability, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Epilepsy, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, Gastritis and duodenitis, Genital prolapse, Glaucoma, Gonococcal infections, Gynecological diseases, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hepatitis, Home care, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Infectious diseases, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Injuries, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Leisure activities, Summary birth history, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrient supplements, Migraine, Mortality, Multiple births, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neurological conditions, Noncommunicable diseases, Oral conditions, Oral rehydration therapy, Osteoporosis, Paralysis, Peptic ulcer disease, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Rheumatoid arthritis, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Syphilis, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Training programs, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Urban ambient air pollution, Urinary diseases, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Household deaths