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Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey - 2015

Data Source
  • Rwanda
  • 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: 2014-2015; 2010; 2007-2008; 2005; 2000; 1992
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR); Rwanda Ministry of Health; ICF International; ORC Macro; Office National de la Population du Rwanda (ONAPO); Macro International
Funders: Government of Rwanda; USAID; One United Nations; Global Fund; World Vision International; Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC); Partners in Health (PIH); UNICEF; U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; UNFPA; UK Department for International Development (DFID); German Technical Assistance (GTZ); Commission Nationale de Lutte contre le SIDA (CNLS); UNDP; European Commission
  • 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;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Maternal health, Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;