86% of women in The Gambia received antenatal care from a skilled provider such as a doctor, nurse, or midwife.
2013 The Gambia DHS »
In 2014, the Senegal Continuous DHS included questions on the prevalence of chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes.
2014 Senegal Continuous DHS Year 2 »
91% of children age 18-29 months in Egypt are fully vaccinated.
2014 Egypt DHS »
One-third of Malawian children age 6-59 months tested positive for malaria by microscopy.
2014 Malawi MIS »
In Bangladesh, 62% of married women age 15-49 use any method of family planning.
2014 Bangladesh DHS Key Indicators Report »
The 2013-14 Malawi Service Provision Assessment (MSPA) is the first census of health facilities in Malawi.
2013-14 Malawi SPA »
9 in 10 households in Uganda have at least one insecticide-treated mosquito net.
2014-15 Uganda MIS Key Indicators Report »

The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has collected, analyzed, and disseminated accurate and representative data on population, health, HIV, and nutrition through more than 300 surveys in over 90 countries.

 RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Comparative Analysis of a Proxy Measurement of Vaginal Fistula: Supplement to DHS Analytical Studies No. 17 (English)
 
Unmet Need for Modern Contraception among Young Women: Supplement to DHS Comparative Reports No. 34 (English)
 
Egypt: DHS, 2014 - Final Report (Arabic)

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REVISED DHS MODEL QUESTIONNAIRES 

Establishment of a Collaborative Group among the DHS, MICS, and LSMS
In recognition of the increasing demand for high-quality household-level survey data as part of the broader global data agenda, managers of the DHS, MICS, and LSMS programs met to discuss avenues of collaboration in the post-2015 era, agree on a structured process to facilitate ongoing collaboration, and exploit potential synergies across programs. The three programs agreed to establish a Collaborative Group aimed at enhancing the relevance of household surveys for monitoring broad measures of progress and for policy.
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The DHS Program Webinar on Weighting, June 3, 2015
The DHS Program is hosting our first DHS analysis webinar at 10am EST (UTC/GMT-4) on June 3, 2015. This webinar is entitled "Analyzing DHS data: Weights and other adjustments for survey design." DHS analysis and sampling experts Dr. Tom Pullum, Dr. Ruilin Ren, and Dr. Mahmoud Elkasabi will be responding to data users' questions about sampling, weighting, and other survey adjustments.
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Your Questions on Weighting Answered: The DHS Program User Forum and Webinar

The DHS Program regularly gets questions from users about sampling and weighting. “How do I apply sample weights in multilevel analyses...

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