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Zambia Demographic and Health Survey - 2014

Data Source
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Zambia

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: 2013-2014; 2007; 2001-2002; 1996; 1992
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Zambia Central Statistical Office (CSO); Zambia Ministry of Health (MOH); ICF International; Tropical Diseases Research Centre (TDRC); University of Zambia; Macro International
Funders: Zambia Ministry of Health; Zambia Ministry of Finance; USAID; U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); UNFPA; UNICEF; Zambia Ministry of Finance and Planning; Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa (MACEPA); European Union (EU); World Bank; UNDP; UNAIDS; Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); Swedish International Development Assistance (SIDA); WHO; Development Cooperation Ireland (DCI); UK Department for International Development (DFID); Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA); Norwegian Agency for Development (NORAD); Government of Zambia
  • 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. Males are included in the 1996, 2001-2002, 2007, and 2013-2014 survey rounds 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;
Migration and Mobility;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;