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India Demographic and Health Survey - 2021

Data Source
  • India
  • South Asia

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: 272,250
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2019-2021
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India (MOHFW), International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), ICF International
Funders: MoHFW, Government of India, USAID
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Demographic Characteristics;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Endorsement of violence against women, Gender role beliefs, Marriage attitudes;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge, Testing, Treatment;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Maternal health, Sexual behavior;
Violence - Physical violence, Sexual violence;