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Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2011
Abstract:
The primary objective of the 2011 NDHS is to provide up-to-date and reliable data on different issues related to population and health, which provides guidance in planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating health programs in Nepal. The long term objective of the survey is to strengthen the technical capacity of the local institutions to plan, conduct, process and analyze data from complex national population and health surveys. The survey includes topics on fertility levels and determinants, family planning, fertility preferences, childhood mortality, children and women’s nutritional status, the utilization of maternal and child health services, knowledge of HIV/AIDS and STIs, women’s empowerment and for the first time, information on women facing different types of domestic violence. The survey also reports on the anemia status of women age 15-49 and children age 6-59 months. e 2011 NDHS collected demographic and health information from a nationally representative sample of 10,826 households, which yielded completed interviews with 12,674 women age 15-49 in all selected households and with 4, 121 men age 15-49 in every second household.
Publisher: USAID, GON, New ERA Type / Script:
Publication  in  English
Keywords:
HOUSEHOLD POPULATION, POPULATION PYRAMID, MARRAIGE, SEXUAL ACTIVITY, FERTILITY, FAMILY PLANNING, INFANT, CHILD MORTALITY, MATERNAL HEALTH, CHILD HEALTH, NUTRITION, WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, DOMESTIC
Thematic Group:
UNFPA, (2011)
Thesaurus:
08.01.00 - Population Dynamics
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