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Liberia Demographic and Health Survey - 2013

Data Source
  • Liberia
  • 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: 2013; 2007; 1986
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS); Liberia Ministry of Health and Social Welfare; Liberia National AIDS Control Program; ICF International; Macro International; Liberia Bureau of Statistics; Liberia Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs; Institute for Resource Development (IRD)/Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Funders: USAID; Global Fund; UNICEF; UNFPA; Government of Liberia; UNDP
  • 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 2007 and 2013 survey rounds 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;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;