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Senegal Continuous Demographic and Health Survey 2018


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sénégal Enquête Démographique et de Santé Continue (EDS-Continue) 2018
Senegal (SEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2018 - 12/2018
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) 2018 is part of phase 8 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 2018 Senegal Continuous DHS, 9,414 ever married women ages 15-49 and 3,764 men ages 15-59 were successfully interviewed from 4,592 households.

Abortive outcome, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Child development, Child mortality, Community health clinics, Community health workers, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Crime, Dairy products, Diarrhea, Diet, Dietary sugar, Disability, Domestic violence, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Ethnicity, Family composition, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Fish, Folic acid supplements, Fruits and vegetables, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Home care, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Incontinence, Infant care, Infant mortality, Infants, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, International migration, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine deficiency, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Legumes, Leisure activities, Length of stay, Lighting, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal conditions, Maternal mortality, Meat, Medical tests, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Miscarriage, Mobility aids, Multiple births, Nutrition, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rotavirus vaccines, Rubella vaccines, Sanitation, Secondhand smoke, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Starchy vegetables, Stillbirths, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Transportation, Unemployment, Vaccination cards, Vaccine preventable childhood diseases, Vector control, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Whole grains, Yellow fever vaccines