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Namibia Demographic and Health Survey - 2013

Data Source
  • Namibia
  • 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; 2006-2007; 2000; 1992
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Namibia Ministry of Health and Social Services; Namibia Statistics Agency; Macro International; Namibia National Institute of Pathology; ICF International
Funders: USAID; Government of Namibia; Global Fund; UNICEF; UK Department for International Development (DFID); UNFPA; WHO; Health and Social Sector Support Programme (HSSSP), DevelopmentAid; French Cooperation; German Technical Assistance (GTZ); Spanish Cooperation; National Social Marketing Program Namibia (NaSoMa); World Bank
  • 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;
Mental Health;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;