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Kenya Demographic and Health Survey - 2014

Data Source
  • Kenya
  • Sub-Saharan 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: 2014; 2008-2009; 2003; 1998; 1993; 1989
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics; Kenya Ministry of Health; National AIDS Control Council; Kenya Medical Research Institute; Kenya National Council for Population and Development; ICF International; Kenya National AIDS/STD Control Programme; Kenya Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation; Kenya National Coordinating Agency for Population and Development; ICF Macro, Kenya Central Bureau of Statistics; ORC Macro; Macro International; Kenya Ministry of Home Affairs and National Heritage; Institute for Resource Development/Macro Systems, Inc.
Funders: Government of Kenya; USAID; UNFPA; UK Department for International Development (DFID); World Bank; Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA); UNICEF; German Development Bank (KfW); Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI); World Food Programme (WFP); Micronutrient Initiative (MI); UNAIDS; U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); UNDP; Government of Japan
  • 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. 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, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;