86% of women in The Gambia received antenatal care from a skilled provider such as a doctor, nurse, or midwife.
2013 The Gambia DHS »
In Yemen, 44% percent of children age 12-23 months have received the first dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and 38% have received all three doses.
2013 Yemen National DHS »
91% of children age 18-29 months in Egypt are fully vaccinated.
2014 Egypt DHS »
One-third of Malawian children age 6-59 months tested positive for malaria by microscopy.
2014 Malawi MIS »
In Bangladesh, 62% of married women age 15-49 use any method of family planning.
2014 Bangladesh DHS Key Indicators Report »
The 2013-14 Malawi Service Provision Assessment (MSPA) is the first census of health facilities in Malawi.
2013-14 Malawi SPA »
Women in Rwanda have an average of 4.2 children.
2014-15 Rwanda DHS Key Indicators Report »

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 300 surveys in over 90 countries.

 RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Levels and Trends in Care Seeking for Childhood Illness in USAID MCH Priority Countries (English)
 
Men and Contraception: Trends in Attitudes and Use (English)
 
The Relationship between the Health Service Environment and Service Utilization: Linking Population Data to Health Facilities Data in Haiti and Malawi (English)

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REVISED DHS MODEL QUESTIONNAIRES 

Citing DHS Publications
You can now download our recommended citations directly into your reference management software. We have standardized and updated over 400 citations – including full abstracts – to make your searching and referencing of DHS analytical, comparative, trend, and other reports faster and easier.
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Establishment of a Collaborative Group among the DHS, MICS, and LSMS
In recognition of the increasing demand for high-quality household-level survey data as part of the broader global data agenda, managers of the DHS, MICS, and LSMS programs met to discuss avenues of collaboration in the post-2015 era, agree on a structured process to facilitate ongoing collaboration, and exploit potential synergies across programs. The three programs agreed to establish a Collaborative Group aimed at enhancing the relevance of household surveys for monitoring broad measures of progress and for policy.
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Looking to grow your #dataviz skills? A team of global health professionals from the Center for Communication Programs (CCP), The DHS Program, and @JSIhealth have launched a new eLearning course

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Sampling and Weighting with DHS Data

At long last, The DHS Program has released two videos which demonstrate how to weight DHS data, concluding the Sampling and Weighting v...

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Recent Video

This video is Part IV in the series on Sampling and Weighting in the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). Download the example dataset...

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