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Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey 2009-2010


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2009 - 05/2010
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey 2009-2010 is part of phase 6 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics covered in DHS typically include education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. The Tanzania 2009-2010 DHS had a sample of 10,300 households and included sections on bednets and antimalarials, fistula, female genital cutting, maternal mortality, and domestic violence. The survey also included anemia testing with testing for transferrin receptor, vitamin A testing, and testing salt and urine for iodine.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Alcohol use, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Ascariasis, BCG vaccines, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Childhood sexual violence, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Domestic violence, Education, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Health care access, Health literacy, Height, Hemoglobin, Hookworm disease, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Intimate partner violence, Iodine deficiency, Iron, Literacy, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Maternal mortality, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Obstetric fistulas, Obstructed labor, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Population density, Pregnancy, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival [Do not use], Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Urine tests, Vitamin A deficiency, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Stillbirths