National Demographic and Health Survey

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

April 27, 2009

In the Philippines, for every 1,000 live births, 34 die before reaching the age of five years, according to the 2008 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS). The findings from the current and previous NDHSs reveal that under-five mortality... Read more about Under-Five Mortality Down to 34 Deaths per 1,000 Births (Preliminary Results from the 2008 National Demographic and Health Survey)

November 8, 2004

A child born in the Philippines is at greater risk of dying than children born in other Southeastern Asian countries, according to the latest results from the 2003 National Demographic and Health Surveys (NDHS) conducted by the National... Read more about Infant Mortality in the Philippines is Higher than Other Southeast Asian Countries

July 19, 2004

BACKGROUND

The 1998 Philippines National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is a nationally-representative survey of 13,983 women age 15-49. The NDHS was designed to provide information on levels and trends of fertility, family planning... Read more about 1998 National Demographic and Healthy Survey

February 17, 2004

Infant mortality rate in the Philippines declined to 29 deaths among children below 1 year old per 1,000 live births during the period 1998-2002. There were 35 deaths per 1,000 live births during the period 1993-1997. Mortality rate among... Read more about Infant Mortality Rate Down to 29 Deaths Per 1,000 Births (Preliminary Results from the 2003 National Demographic and Health Survey)

February 11, 1999

There is a high overall awareness in the Philippines regarding health issues. The results of the 1998 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) show that most household respondents say that they watch their nutritional diet, exercise... Read more about Many Filipinos Have Misconceptions About Tuberculosis and Leprosy

February 10, 1999

Results from the 1998 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) confirm that while national fertility rates are declining, at an average of 3.7 children per woman,  they are still considerably higher than the rates prevailing in neighboring... Read more about Despite Declining Rates, Fertility Level in the Philippines Remains Among Highest in Southeast and Central Asia

February 10, 1999

While under-five mortality has declined slightly in recent years from 54 deaths per 1,000 births in 1988-92 to 48 deaths for the period 1993-1997, infant mortality rates have remained... Read more about Infant Mortality Rate in the Philippines Remains Unchanged at About 35 Deaths per 1,000 Births

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