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Cameroon Demographic and Health Survey - 2011

Data Source
  • Cameroon
  • Sub-Saharan Africa

Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) are nationally representative household surveys that provide data for a wide range of monitoring and impact evaluation indicators in the areas of population, health, and nutrition.

Study Website
Adolescents: 10,000+
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2011; 2004; 1998; 1991
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun (INS); ICF International; ORC Macro; Ministère de l’Économie de la Planification et de l’Aménagement du Territoire du Cameroun; Ministère de la Santé Publique du Cameroun; Ministère de la Planification, de la Programmation du Développement et de l’Aménagement du Territoire du Cameroun; Bureau Central des Recensements et des Études de Population du Cameroun; Ministère des Investissements, Publics et de l’Aménagement du Territoire du Cameroun; Macro International; Direction Nationale du Deuxième Recensement Général de la Population et de l'Habitat du Cameroun
Funders: Government of Cameroon; USAID; UNICEF; UNFPA; World Bank
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Male age range taken from most recent survey. Male age range varies across survey rounds. Number of adolescents is summed across all survey rounds.
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Economics - Employment;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance, Learning;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Endorsement of violence against women, Gender role beliefs;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge, Testing, Treatment;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;