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Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2017


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sénégal Enquête Démographique et de Santé Continue (EDS-Continue) 2017
Senegal (SEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2017 - 12/2017
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2017 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a nationally representative household survey series. Topics commonly covered in DHS include child and maternal health, family planning, nutrition, health behavior and knowledge, health care access and use, and immunization. For the 2017 Senegal Continuous DHS, 16,787 ever married women ages 15-49 and 6,777 men ages 15-59 were successfully interviewed from 8,380 households.

Abortion, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, 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 development, Child health care, Children, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Fish, Fruits, Gestational age, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care prices, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing materials, Hygiene, Immunization, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Languages, Legumes, Length of stay, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Meat, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Mortality, Multiple births, Nonprofits, Obstetric fistulas, Occupations, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of death, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rotavirus vaccines, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Starchy vegetables, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unprocessed red meat, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc