DHS in the News
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.
It's a boy! Family planning and contraception in Egypt
EGYPTIAN STREETS (Cairo, Egypt)
"...The study found that while 90 percent of women and 87 percent of men between the ages of 15 and 49 considered it appropriate to start using family planning methods after the first birth, just eight percent of women and ten percent of men regarded such methods as appropriate before the first baby..."