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Chad Demographic and Health Survey - 2015

Data Source
  • Chad
  • 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: 2014-2015; 2004; 1996-1997
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Institut National de la Statistique, des Études Économiques et Démographiques (INSEED); ICF International; Ministère de l’Économie, du Plan et de la Coopération du Tchad; ORC Macro; Bureau Central du Recensement Direction de la Statistique, des Études Économiques et Démographiques du Tchad; Ministère du Plan et de l'Aménagement du Territoire du Tchad; Macro International
Funders: Government of Chad; USAID; UNFPA; UNICEF; UNDP; Agence Française de Développement; Confédération Suisse; World Bank
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Number of adolescents is summed across all survey rounds.
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Economics - Employment;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance;
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;