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Sri Lanka Demographic and Health Survey 2006-2007


General Info
Original or alternative title 
CPH 2006/7
Sri Lanka (LKA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 12/2007
Series or system 
Sri Lanka Demographic and Health Survey
DHS Program Surveys
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Sri Lanka Demographic and Health Survey 2006-2007 is part of phase four of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series. Topics typically covered include fertility, family planning, infant and child mortality, reproductive health, nutrition, anthropometric measurements, and HIV/AIDS-related knowledge and attitudes. In addition to these topics, this survey collected information about malaria, drug and alcohol use, and some non-communicable diseases. 

A nationally representative sample of 19,872 households were surveyed. This included 14,692 ever-married women ages 15-49 and their children.