Families in the Philippines are getting healthier according to the newly released 2017 Philippines National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS).
Based on the preliminary findings of the 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), one in four (26%) ever-married women aged 15-49 has ever experienced physical, sexual or emotional violence by their husband or partner.
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will hold the 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS 2017) in 1,250 areas across the country from 14 August to 12 October 2017. This survey will provide information on family planning,... Read more about PSA Conducts the 11th NDHS in 2017
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).
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)
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 womenÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s... Read more about Women Empowerment (Excerpts from the 2008 NDHS Final Report)
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 the Philippines say... Read more about 1998 National Demographic and Health Survey - Fertility Preferences
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
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)
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