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Philippines Demographic and Health Survey 1998


General Info
Original or alternative title 
National Demographic and Health Survey 1998
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/1998 - 04/1998
Series or system 
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Philippines Demographic and Health Survey 1998 is part of phase 3 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics commonly covered in DHS include education, health, nutrition, family planning, and household characteristics.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Anemia, Animal injuries, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household water treatment, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Pap smears, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply