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Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2016


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sénégal Enquête Continue Quatrième Phase 2016
Senegal (SEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 10/2016
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 2016 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey series. The 2016 Senegal Continuous DHS is the fourth 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 were successfully collected from 8,865 women ages 15-49 and  3,527 men ages 15-59 from 4,437 households. Additionally, blood tests were conducted for children ages 6-59 months for the presence of anemia and malaria.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Absenteeism, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, 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, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Disasters, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gestational age, Gonococcal infections, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Home care, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medical tests, Menstruation, Milk, Mortality, Multiple births, Nurses, Occupation codes, Occupational risk factors, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Physicians, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Poverty, Pregnancy, Prevalence, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rotavirus vaccines, Rubella vaccines, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Vaccination cards, Vector control, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Working conditions, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Complete birth history