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Philippines Demographic and Health Survey 2003


General Info
Original or alternative title 
National Demographic and Health Survey 2003
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2003 - 09/2003
Series or system 
Data type
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Philippines Demographic and Health Survey 2003 is part of phase four of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics typically covered include population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antimalarials, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Calcium, Cancers, Causes of death, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Dietary protein, Domestic migration, Drug consumption, Eclampsia, Edema, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Fish, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, Gonococcal infections, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household water treatment, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Legumes, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Occupation codes, 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, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight change