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Jordan Demographic and Health Survey - 2018

Data Source
  • Jordan
  • 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: 2017-2018; 2012; 2009; 2007; 2002; 1997; 1990
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Jordan Department of Statistics; ICF International; ICF Macro; Macro International; ORC Macro; Jordan Ministry of Health; IRD/Macro International
Funders: USAID; UNFPA; UNICEF; Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Number of adolescents is summed across all survey rounds. The 2009 sample only includes ever-married women. 2009 is an interim survey. Men are only included in the most recent survey round.
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Economics - Employment;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Endorsement of violence against women, Gender role beliefs;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge;
Migration and Mobility;
Physical Health - Anthropometry, Nutrition;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Maternal health, Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;