In Ethiopia, only 26% of births are delivered in a health facility.
2016 Ethiopia DHS »
In Senegal, 23% of married women use a modern method of family planning.
2016 Senegal Continuous DHS »
45% of Armenian children under six months are exclusively breastfed.
2015-16 Armenia DHS »
In Ghana, 21% of children age 6-59 months tested positive for malaria by microscopy.
2016 Ghana MIS »
In South Africa, treatment or advice was sought for 63% of children with diarrhea.
2016 South Africa DHS Key Indicators Report »
95% of Senegal’s health facilities offer at least 4 temporary modern methods of family planning.
2016 Senegal Continuous SPA »
In Burundi, 29% of women and 21% of men age 15-49 were tested for HIV in the last 12 months and received their results.
2016-17 Burundi DHS 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.


An Assessment of the Quality and Consistency of Age and Date Reporting in DHS Surveys, 2000-2015 (English)
Women's Marital Status, Contraceptive Use, and Unmet Need in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean (English)
Senegal: SPA, 2016 - Final Report Continuous (French)



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This tutorial is designed to help DHS data users understand the DHS Contraceptive Calendar, its history, how it is completed in an interview, how the data are stored in the Individual Recode (IR) datasets, uses of the calendar data, and how to analyze the data.
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