National Demographic and Health Survey

August 28, 2014

One in ten young Filipino women age 15-19 has begun childbearing: 8 percent are already mothers and another 2 percent are pregnant with their first child according to the results of the 2013 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS).

March 20, 2014

The preliminary results of the 2013 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) indicate some improvement in delivery care in the Philippines. In particular, the findings unveil an increase in facility-based deliveries and in births delivered... Read more about Six in Ten Births Are Delivered in a Health Facility (Preliminary Results from the 2013 National Demographic and Health Survey)

June 2, 2010

Empowerment of women is essential for the achievement of sustainable development. The full participation and partnership of both women and men is required in productive and reproductive life. The 2008 NDHS explores women’s... Read more about Women Empowerment (Excerpts from the 2008 NDHS Final Report)

May 30, 2010

Respondents in the 1998 NDHS were asked whether they wanted to have another child and, if so, how soon. Table FP1 summarizes the information on women’s reproductive preferences. Half (51 percent) of currently married women in... Read more about 1998 National Demographic and Health Survey - Fertility Preferences

May 30, 2010

MATERNAL HEALTH
Tetanus Toxoid Coverage

Tetanus toxoid injections are given during pregnancy in order to prevent neonatal tetanus, a frequent cause of infant deaths when sterile procedures are not observed in cutting the umbilical... Read more about 1998 National Demographic and Health Survey - Maternal Health

May 29, 2010

In the absence of comprehensive registration of population and vital statistics, demographic surveys are the primary source of data used in monitoring the progress and evaluating the impact of the population program of the country. The Philippine... Read more about Technical Notes on the 2003 National and Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS)

May 29, 2010

Age-specific and total fertility rates for the survey are calculated directly from the pregnancy history data and are shown in Table 1, along with the mean number of children ever born. The total and age-specific fertility rates are for the three... Read more about 1998 National Demographic and Health Survey - Fertility

May 28, 2010

INTRODUCTION

The 1998 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) was a national-level sample survey designed to provide information on various demographic and maternal and child health issues in the Philippines. The NDHS was conducted... Read more about Technical Notes on the 1998 National and Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS)

January 14, 2010

Philippines 2008 National Demographic and Healthy Survey Wallchart

January 14, 2010

The 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is a nationally representative survey of 13,945 women age 15-49 and 5,009 men age 15-54. The main purpose of the 2003 NDHS is to provide policy makers and program managers with detailed... Read more about 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey

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