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Ghana Maternal Health Survey - 2017

Data Source
  • Ghana
  • Sub-Saharan Africa

Demographic and Health Special Surveys are additional surveys under the DHS that are used to coordinate with other population-based surveys. They may be designed to obtain specialized information from a population subgroup or on a specific topic.

Study Website
Adolescents: 10,000+
  • Females
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2017; 2007
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), Ghana Health Service (GHS), ICF International, Macro International
Funders: Government of Ghana; USAID; European Union; UNFPA
  • Maternal Health Survey (Demographic and Health Survey Special)
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Number of adolescents is summed across survey rounds.
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Economics - Employment;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance, Learning;
Family/Household Structure;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
Migration and Mobility;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Maternal health, Sexual behavior;