Demography

Working with DHS data

Semester: 

  • Rationale for doing DHS surveys
  • Overview of DHS surveys
  • Three ways to obtain DHS data
  • Reading and interpreting DHS tables
  • DHS survey design
  • Setting up your own analysis with DHS recode files
  • Basic statistical concepts and demographic and health terms
  • General approach to recreating DHS indicators
  • Specific indicators
  1. ASFR and TFR
  2. ARI, ARI with treatment, ARI with antibiotics
  3. ANC, Postnatal care (PNC)
  4. Child mortality (U5MR, CMR, IMR, PNNMR, NNMR)
  5. Contraceptive prevalence rate; …