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Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey - 2016

Data Source
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Tanzania

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: 2015-2016; 2010; 2004-2005; 1999; 1996; 1991-1992
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC); Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics (NBS); Tanzania Office of the Chief Government Statistician (OCGS); ICF; ICF Macro; ORC Macro; Macro International
Funders: Government of Tanzania; USAID; Global Affairs Canada; Irish Aid; UNICEF; UNFPA; Tanzania Ministry of Health and Social Welfare; Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC); UK Department for International Development (DFID); WHO; World Food Programme (WFP); UNDP; Tanzania Vice President's Office
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all 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;
Migration and Mobility;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;