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Comoros Demographic and Health Survey - 2012

Data Source
  • Comoros
  • 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: 2,500-4,999
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2012; 1996
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Secrétariat Général du Gouvernement de Comores; Commissariat Général au Plan des Comores; Direction Générale de la Statistique et de la Prospective des Comores (DGSP); ICF Intrernational; Centre Nationale de Documentation et de Recherche Scientifique des Comores; Macro International
Funders: Government of the Union of the Comoros; UNICEF; UN System; UNFPA
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. 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, Learning;
Endorsement of violence against women;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender role beliefs;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge, Testing;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;