In Zambia, 84% of births are delivered in a health facility.
2018 Zambia DHS »
In Papua New Guinea, 31% of married women are currently using a modern method of family planning.
2016-18 Papua New Guinea DHS »
The 2018 Nigeria DHS is the first survey to collect data on sickle cell disease. Overall, 1.3% of Nigerian children age 6-59 months have sickle cell disease.
2018 Nigeria DHS »
39% of children age 6-59 months tested positive for malaria by rapid diagnostic test.
2018 Mozambique MIS »
Women in Sierra Leone have an average of 4.2 children.
2019 Sierra Leone DHS Key Indicators Report »
The 2018-19 Afghanistan SPA collected data from 142 public and private health facilities in urban areas of seven major provinces (Kabul, Nangarhar, Paktya, Kunduz, Balkh, Kandahar, and Herat).
2018-19 Afghanistan SPA »
Nearly all health facilities in Bangladesh offer antenatal and postnatal care for women, care for sick children, health care for adolescents, and nutrition services.
2017 Bangladesh Health Facility Survey »

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 400 surveys in over 90 countries.



Trends in Internal Migration and Women's Empowerment in Pakistan, 2012-2018 (English)
Bangladesh: SPA, 2017 - Final Report (English)
Benin Malaria Indicator Trends - Outputs from a DHS Program Workshop on Data Use (English, French)



New COVID19 Tags in STATcompiler
STATcompiler has been updated to include new indicators to help contextualize the COVID-19 crisis in DHS countries, and two “COVID-19” tags have been added to help users identify these indicators. Explore data on handwashing, sanitation, household size, sleeping arrangements, access to media, spousal violence, and more. Other relevant DHS indicators on household age structure, access to internet and cell phones, and tobacco use will be added in the coming weeks.
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DHS-8 Questionnaires Now Available
The DHS Program is pleased to share our updated questionnaires for DHS-8. After careful consideration of each submission during the open comment period, we made numerous changes to better meet existing and emerging data needs in global health. A brief summary document was also developed highlighting the revision process and new content in the core questionnaires.
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DHS-VII Recode Manual Now Available
The DHS-VII Recode Manual describes each DHS data file and the variables contained in them. Dataset users are strongly encouraged to download the DHS recode manual for use with all recode files.
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