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Syria Family Health Survey 2001


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2001 - 12/2001
Series or system 
Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM)
Data type
  • Household

The Syria Family Health Survey, part of the PAPFAM project, included four questionnaires:

  • Household characteristics
  • Reproductive health
  • Young adults ages 15-29
  • Health service providers assessment

The last two were optional modules for the PAPFAM project. Interviews were successfully completed for 9,500 households, 6,953 women and 8,389 people ages 15-24.

Topics included health status; knowledge of contraception and sexually-transmitted diseases; attitudes about marriage, gender, education and other topics; work-related injuries; reproductive health; and availability of health services.

Abortion, Alcohol use, Anemia, Antenatal care, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Back and neck pain, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congenital anomalies, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Education, Electricity, Employment, Epilepsy, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fertility, Fever, Gynecological diseases, Health care access, Health care costs, Health care personnel, Health care services, Health care use, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis B vaccines, Housing, Housing materials, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, IUDs, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Literacy, Live births, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal morbidity, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medical equipment, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrient supplements, Mortality, Multiple births, Nurses, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Peptic ulcer disease, Physical activity, Physicians, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Puberty, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skin diseases, Stillbirths, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Ultrasound, Unintentional injuries, Urinary diseases, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Young adults, Female infertility, Malnutrition, Summary birth history, Trichuriasis, Hookworm disease, Ascariasis, Male infertility, Household water treatment, Abortive outcome, Lower respiratory infections, Diarrheal diseases, Skilled birth attendants