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Yemen Family Health Survey 2003


General Info
Yemen (YEM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2003 - 03/2003
Series or system 
Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM)
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy

The Yemen Family Health Survey 2003 was conducted by the Ministry of Public Health and Population in collaboration with the Central Statistical Organization and the Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM). The sample covered 13,815 households, including 11,292 ever married women ages 15 to 54.

The survey used three questionnaires covering the following topics: housing characteristics; health status; knowledge of contraception and sexually-transmitted diseases; reproductive health; use of health services; and maternal mortality.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Ascariasis, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Cancers, Cataracts, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Chronic kidney diseases, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congenital anomalies, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Digestive diseases, Disability, Domestic violence, Education, Electricity, Employment, Epilepsy, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gastritis and duodenitis, Glaucoma, Goiter, Gonococcal infections, Gynecological diseases, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hepatitis vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household heat, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperplasia of prostate, Hypertension, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Infectious diseases, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Injuries, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Migraine, Mortality, Multiple births, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neurological conditions, Noncommunicable diseases, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of death, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Rheumatoid arthritis, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Tuberculosis, Urine tests, Vaccination cards, Verbal autopsy, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight