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Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey 2010-2011


General Info
Rwanda (RWA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2010 - 03/2011
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey 2010-2011 is part of phase six of the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics typically covered include population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

The sample was 12,540 households, 13,671 women age 15-49, and 6,329 men age 15-59. Information was also gathered on children 5 and under, including weight and height.

Blood tests were administered to children under 5 to detect malaria and anemia and to women to detect malaria, anemia, and HIV.

Health expenditures for inpatient and outpatient services were also collected.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dental care, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Height, Hemoglobin, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, Intestinal nematode infections, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Physical therapy, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Pregnancy, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Smokeless tobacco use, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Stillbirths