Working with DHS data


  • 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. ...
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