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Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey - 2015

Data Source
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Zimbabwe

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; 2010-2011; 2005-2006; 1999; 1994; 1988
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT); ICF International; Zimbabwe Central Statistical Office (CSO); Macro International; Institute for Resource Development/Macro Systems, Inc.
Funders: Government of Zimbabwe; USAID; UNFPA; UNDP; UNICEF; UK Department for International Development (DFID); Royal Danish Embassy; Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID); European Union (EU); Swedish International Development Cooperation (SIDA); Irish Aid
  • 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 1994, 1999, 2005-2006, 2010-2011, and 2015 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;