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Mexico Contraceptive Prevalence Survey 1978


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Prevalencia en el Uso de Metodos Anticonceptivos
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1978 - 10/1978
Series or system 
Mexico Contraceptive Prevalence Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview

The first Mexico Contraceptive Prevalence Survey, conducted from July-October 1978, surveys women ages 15-49 years on family planning, contraceptive use, and fertility. The sample design is composed of three parts: the metropolitan areas of Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara; municipalities with 100,000 or more inhabitants (excluding the metro areas); and the remaining municipalities. In total, 11,081 households were selected for sampling, 4,954 women were selected, and 4,494 were interviewed.