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Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2015


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sénégal Enquête Démographique et de Santé Continue (EDS-Continue) 2015
Senegal (SEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2015 - 10/2015
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2015 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey series. The 2015 Senegal Continuous DHS is the third survey in a five phase series of surveys planned to take place regularly from 2012-2017. Information on demographics, child and maternal health, family planning, health care use, and immunization  was successfully collected from a 8,851 women ages 15-49 and  3,734 men ages 15-59 from 4,511 households. Additionally, blood tests were conducted for children age 6-59 months for the presence of anemia.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adolescents, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Environmental hazards, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Gestational age, Gonococcal infections, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Laboratories, Land ownership, Lighting, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Occupation codes, Occupational risk factors, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, 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, Rotavirus vaccines, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, 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, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc