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Colombia Demographic and Health Survey - 2015

Data Source
  • Colombia
  • Latin America & Caribbean

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:
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2015; 2010; 2005; 2000; 1995; 1990; 1986
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: AsociaciĆ³n Probienestar de la Familia Colombiana (Profamilia); Macro International
Funders: USAID; UNICEF; International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF); Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar (ICBF); Presidential Council on Women's Equity; Corona Foundation; Colombia Ministry of Health and Social Protection
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Age range varies across survey rounds. Age range taken from most recent survey. 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;
Migration and Mobility;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;