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Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2014


General Info
Original or alternative title 
l’Enquête Démographique et de Santé Continue au Sénégal (EDS-Continue 2014)
Senegal (SEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2014 - 10/2014
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 2014 Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey series, and is the second survey in a five phase series of surveys planned to take place regularly from 2012-2017. Information on demographics, child and maternal health, child nutrition, immunization, and health behavior was successfully collected from a sample of 8,488 women ages 15-49 and 3,371 men ages 15-59 from 4,231 households.

Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Alcohol use, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Back pain, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood disorders, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Cancers, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child health care, Child labor, Circumcision, Cirrhosis of the liver, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congenital anomalies, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Epilepsy, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fatigue, Female circumcision, Fever, Fruits and vegetables, Gonococcal infections, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, Internet, Interventions, Iodine supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Jaundice, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Multiple births, Musculoskeletal diseases, Occupation codes, Occupational risk factors, Occupations, Oral conditions, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Peptic ulcer disease, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, 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, Sickle cell disorders, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, Urinary diseases, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Stillbirths