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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.

Mar 4, 2017
Tobacco consumption in India falls due to stringent laws

Neetu Chandra Sharma
DAILY NEWS AND ANALYSIS (New Delhi, India)

"According to the NFHS 4, the prevalence of tobacco use in India among men has come down to 44.8 per cent in 2015-16 from 57 per cent in 2005 - 06 and among women it has come down to 6.8 per cent from 10.8 per cent..."

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