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Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2012-2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Démographique et de Santé Continue Sénégal 2012-2013
Senegal (SEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2012 - 06/2013
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 2012-2013 Senegal Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) is part of Phase 6 of the DHS series. The 2012-2013 survey was the first of five planned phases of the Senegal Continuous DHS. 

The survey covered household characteristics, possession and use of mosquito nets, family planning, maternal care, and child health.

The household sample size was 4,400 households. A total of 9,042 women ages 15 to 49 were included in the sample.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Multiple births, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Training programs, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Vaccination cards, Vector control, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Stillbirths