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Gambia Demographic and Health Survey - 2013

Data Source
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • The Gambia

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: 5,000-9,999
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2013
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: The Gambia Bureau of Statistics; ICF International
Funders: Government of the Gambia; USAID; UNFPA; UNDP; UNICEF; UNAIDS; WHO; Global Fund
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Economics - Employment, Savings;
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;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Subjective Expectations;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Physical violence, Sexual violence;