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Egypt Demographic and Health Survey - 2015

Data Source
  • Egypt
  • Middle East & North 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: 2015; 2014; 2008; 2005; 2000; 1995; 1992; 1988
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Egypt Ministry of Health and Population; El-Zanaty and Associates; ICF International; Macro International; National Population Council; ORC Macro; Institute for Resource Development/Macro Systems Inc.
Funders: USAID; UNICEF; UNFPA; Ford Foundation; Government of Egypt
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Males are included in the 1992 and 2015 survey rounds only. Female and male age range 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;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Endorsement of violence against women, Gender role beliefs, Marriage attitudes;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge, Testing, Treatment;
Migration and Mobility;
Physical Health - Anthropometry, Nutrition;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Maternal health;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;