Rutstein, Shea O., George T. Bicego, Ann K. Blanc, Naomi Rutenberg, Fred Arnold, and Jeremiah A. Sullivan. 1990. An Assessment of DHS-I Data Quality. DHS Methodological Reports No. 1. Columbia, Maryland, USA: Institute for Resource Development/Macro Systems, Inc.
The objectives of this assessment are to evaluate the quality of the DHS data from 22 surveys and to determine if there is a need to modify questionnaire and field procedures in future surveys. The assessment focuses on data problems which derive from nonsampling error.