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Yemen Demographic and Health Survey 1997


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Demographic and Maternal and Child Health Survey 1997
Yemen (YEM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/1997 - 12/1997
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative

The Yemen Demographic and Health Survey 1997 is part of phase 3 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a nationally representative household survey series. Topics commonly covered in DHS include immunization, child and maternal health, family planning, nutrition, health behavior and knowledge, health care access and use, and immunization. For the 1997 Yemen DHS, 10,414 women age 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 10,701 households. Men were not inculded in the sample.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Agriculture, Anthropometry, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Fever, Folic acid supplements, Fruits, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Infant care, Infant mortality, Infants, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal morbidity, Maternal mortality, Measles, Measles vaccines, Meat, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Mortality, Multiple births, Obstructed labor, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Poisonings, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vomiting, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight