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Peru Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Perú Encuesta Demográfica y de Salud Familiar (ENDES) 2012
Peru (PER)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2012 - 12/2012
Series or system 
DHS Program Surveys
DHS Peru Continuous DHS
Data type
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Peru Continuous Demographic and Health Survey (Continuous DHS) 2012 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 2012 Peru Continuous DHS, 23,888 women age 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 27,488 households.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, 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, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Gestational age, Gonococcal infections, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Hypertriglyceridemia, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Incontinence, Infant care, Infant mortality, Influenza vaccines, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Injuries, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Land ownership, Languages, Lifestyle risk factors, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal conditions, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Night blindness, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, 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, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc