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.
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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.
Data Should Drive COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries
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