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Philippines Demographic and Health Survey 2017


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Philippines National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) 2017
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2017 - 10/2017
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Philippines Demographic and Health Survey 2017 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, 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. For the 2017 Philippines DHS, 25,074 women ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 27,496 households.

Age at first sex, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Cancers, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Dental care, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Health care access, Health care prices, Health care services, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hepatitis vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, Intentional injuries, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Land ownership, Languages, Length of stay, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Loans, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal sepsis, Measles vaccines, Medical tests, Nonprofits, Obstructed labor, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, Sanitation, School enrollment, Self-inflicted injuries, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Summary birth history, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, VCT, Vaccination cards, Violence-related risk factors, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Zinc, Complete birth history, Stillbirths