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Madagascar Demographic and Health Survey - 2009

Data Source
  • Madagascar
  • 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: 2008-2009; 2003-2004; 1997; 1992
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Institut National de la Statistique de Madagascar (INSTAT); ICF Macro; Ministère de l’Économie, des Finances et du Budget de Madagascar; ORC Macro; Direction de la Démographie et des Statistiques Sociales de Madagascar (INSTAT); Macro International; Centre National de Recherches sur l'Environnement de Madagascar
Funders: USAID; UNFPA; UNICEF; WHO; World Bank; African Development Bank; Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); Agence Française de Développement; Government of Madagascar
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Male age range taken from most recent survey. Male age range varies across survey rounds. 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, Treatment;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;