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Peru Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2010


General Info
Peru (PER)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2010 - 12/2010
Series or system 
DHS Program Surveys
DHS Peru Continuous DHS
Data type
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Peru Continuous Demographic and Health Survey (Continuous DHS) 2010 is part of DHS6, a nationally representative household survey series. Topics commonly covered in DHS include child and maternal health, family planning, nutrition, health behavior and knowledge, health care access and use, and immunization. DHS also provides data for tracking progress toward Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). For the 2010 Peru Continuous DHS, 22,947 women age 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 26,812 households.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Aged adults, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Cancers, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Environmental hazards, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Gestational age, Gonococcal infections, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Hypertriglyceridemia, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Influenza vaccines, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Injuries, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Land ownership, Languages, Lighting, Literacy, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal conditions, Maternal mortality, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Needle sharing, Night blindness, Nonprofits, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pesticides, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rotavirus vaccines, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Secondhand smoke, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, Urinary diseases, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc