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Mauritania Demographic and Health Survey - 2001

Data Source
  • Mauritania
  • 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: 2,500-4,999
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2000-2001
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Office National de la Statistique de la Mauritanie (ONS); ORC Macro
Funders: UNFPA
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Data from 2000-2001 are restricted access.
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Economics - Employment;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - 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;
Time Use;
Violence - Physical violence;