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Guatemala Demographic and Health Survey - 2015

Data Source
  • Guatemala
  • 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:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2014-2015; 1995; 1987
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Guatemala Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance; Institute for Resource Development; Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE); Macro International; Secretaría de Planificación y Programación de la Presidencia (Segeplán); ICF International
Funders: USAID; UNICEF; Pan American Health Organization (PAHO); Embassy of Sweden; Embassy of Canada; Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID)
  • 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. Males are included in the 2014-15 survey round only. 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;
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;
Time Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;