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Timor-Leste Demographic and Health Survey 2003


General Info
Original or alternative title 
TL 2003 DHS
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2003 - 08/2003
Series or system 
Asian Development Bank Demographic and Health Survey (ADB DHS)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual

The 2003 Timor-Leste Demographic and Health Survey was implemented by the Ministry of Health and the National Statistics Office, Ministry of Planning and Finance Timur-Leste. The province of East Timur was included in the survey. Demographic, nutrition, family planning, reproductive health, health behavior and knowledge information was collected from a sample of ever-married women age 15-49 and ever-married men ages 15-54 from 4,320 households.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Aplastic and other non-nutritional anemias, Ascariasis, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, COPD, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Dietary protein, Dietary sugar, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Employment, FFQ, Family planning, Fever, Fishing, Fruits and vegetables, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hemoglobin, Hemolytic anemias, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hygiene, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal conditions, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Nausea, Night blindness, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Prescriptions, Prevalence, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Religion, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Teachers, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Weight change