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Libya Family Health Survey 2007


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Libyan National Survey of Family Health (PAPFAM) 2007
Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM)
Libya (LBY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2007 - 10/2007
Series or system 
Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM)
Data type
  • Health facility
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview

The Libyan Family Health Survey 2007 was conducted by the National Center for Disease Control in collaboration with the Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM). The survey was completed by 18,629 households, 11,920 ever married women ages 15 to 49, and 3,237 never married adults ages 15 to 24. A health facility questionnaire was completed at 255 facilities.

The survey used four questionnaires covering the following topics: housing characteristics; health status; knowledge of contraception and sexually-transmitted diseases; reproductive health; use of health services; and available services and equipment at health facilties.

Anemia, Antenatal care, Ascariasis, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Breast cancer, Breastfeeding, Cancers, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Chronic kidney diseases, Community health clinics, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diagnostic equipment, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Digestive diseases, Disability, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Gastritis and duodenitis, Gynecological diseases, Gynecological equipment, Gynecology, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care prices, Health care use, Health education, Health facilities, Health facility conditions, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperplasia of prostate, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism, IUDs, Imaging equipment, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Internet, Iron supplements, Laboratory equipment, Land ownership, Lighting, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medical education, Medical equipment, Medical tests, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Migraine, Musculoskeletal diseases, Nurses, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Peptic ulcer disease, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Physicians, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Skin cancers, Spermicides, Stool tests, Summary birth history, Surgical equipment, Syringes, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Urine tests, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Waste disposal, Water supply