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Document Type
Comparative Reports
Publication Topic(s)
Fertility and Fertility Preferences, Household and Respondent Characteristics, Wealth/Socioeconomics
Pradip K. Muhuri and Shea O. Rutstein and Macro International Inc. Calverton, Maryland, USA
Publication Date
June 1994
Publication ID


This report, which covers the results from surveys completed in the first phase of the DHS program (DHS I), compiles statistics on demographic, maternal and child health, and socioeconomic indicators for urban and rural areas by subnational region. In all, data were collected in 28 countries for a total of 148 subnational areas and 19 indicators were selected for analysis.