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Turkey Demographic and Health Survey - 2003

Data Source
  • Europe & Central Asia
  • Turkey

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:
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2003; 1998; 1993
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Hacettepe University (Institute of Population Studies); Macro International; Turkey Ministry of Health, General Directorate of Mother and Child Health and Family Planning of Turkey
Funders: Turkey State Planning Organization, Government of Turkey; European Union; USAID; UNFPA
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Males are included in the 1998 survey round only. Female and male age range taken from most recent survey. Female and 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;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Endorsement of violence against women, Gender role beliefs;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge;
Migration and Mobility;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;