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Sudan Family Health Survey 2006


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sudan Household Health Survey (SHHS) 2006
Sudan [Historical] (SDN) (South Sudan, Sudan)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2006 - 06/2006
Series or system 
Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy

A combination MICS 3 - PAPFAM survey, there are two reports for this survey, one focusing on Southern Sudan, but including findings for 25 states, the other covering the whole of Sudan. The survey covered education, water and sanitation, cooking fuel, child health, nutrition, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS. For child health, it included breastfeeding, treatment of diarrhea, possible pneumonia and treatment, and immunization: measles, polio, TB, tetanus and DPT3.

Survey microdata for Southern Sudan can be requested directly from the South Sudan National Bureau of Statistics via their Data Catalog.