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Yemen Demographic and Health Survey - 2013

Data Source
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Yemen

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
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2013; 1997; 1991-1992
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Yemen Ministry of Public Health and Population; Yemen Central Statistical Organization; Pan Arab Program for Family Health (PAPFAM); ICF International; Pan Arab Project for Child Development (PAPCHILD); Macro International
Funders: USAID; UNFPA; UNICEF; WHO; World Bank; UK Department for International Development (DFID); Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; Government of Yemen; Pan Arab Program for Family Health (PAPFAM); Arab Gulf Program for the United Nations Development Organization (AGFUND)
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Data from 1997 are restricted access. Male age range taken from most recent survey. Males are excluded from the 1997 survey round only. 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;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, Fertility;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;