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Mali Demographic and Health Survey 2018


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sixième Enquête Démographique et de Santé au Mali 2018
Mali (MLI)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2018 - 11/2018
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The Mali Demographic and Health Survey 2018 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series. Topics commonly covered in DHS include maternal and child health, health care access and use, living conditions, education,and immunization. For the 2018 Mali DHS, 10,519 women ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 9,510 households. Additionally a subsample of 4,618 men ages 15-59 were interviewed from 4,747 households. Blood tests were conducted for anemia, HIV, and Malaria.

Abortion, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihypertensive drugs, Antimalarials, Appetite loss, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Childhood sexual violence, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Cough, Dairy products, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Disability, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Fish, Fruits, Gestational age, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, International migration, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Legumes, Lifestyle risk factors, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal conditions, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Meningococcal vaccines, Menopause, Menstruation, Milk, Miscarriage, Multiple births, Nonprofits, Obstetric fistulas, Obstructed labor, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Rotavirus vaccines, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Starchy vegetables, Summary birth history, Surgical procedures, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Vomiting, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Stillbirths