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.
New! DHS Contraceptive Calendar Tutorial
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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Calculating the Age of Children More Precisely
The calculation of children’s age has recently changed in DHS surveys. Get all of your questions answered about what changed, why the change happened, and how this might affect your analysis. Learn more
Providing Geospatial Covariate Data for Use with DHS Datasets
GIS participants at the 2017 Regional Health Data Mapping Workshop in Cambodia. When users of The DHS Program’s survey data request acc...
This video explains how the contraceptive calendar data are structured in DHS recode datasets. This video is part of The DHS Program’s ...