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Syria Maternal and Child Health Survey 1993


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/1993 - 08/1993
Data type
  • Household

The Syria Maternal and Child Health Survey, which was conducted as part of the PAPCHILD project, was a nationally representative survey covering 19,971 households, 4,814 ever-married women, ages 15-54, and 4,356 children under 5. Anthropometric measurements were taken for 3,903 children under 5. Topics included fertility preferences and contraceptive use, breastfeeding and other food given to children, immunization, and demographic characteristics.

A preliminary report may be available through the library system. An article summarizing the results, published in 1994 in Studies in Family Planning, is available online through JSTOR.