Journalists worldwide write about The DHS Program results. The dissemination of DHS, SPA and HIV data is often widely covered by media in survey countries, but journalists also use The DHS Program data throughout the year as background information for their stories, or to compare health and development indicators across countries. These data are also used by journalists in the United States and other developed countries, as it is considered the gold standard of population, health and nutrition data. Below are some examples of recent news coverage. Please note: The links below are to websites outside The DHS Program.
NEW AGE (India)
"The data from the National Family Health Survey-4 conducted from January to December 2016 with a whopping sample size of 601,509 households brings the facts out like little else does. It found 35.7 per cent of children below five years were underweight, 38.4 per cent are stunted and 21 per cent are wasted."