, , and Ethiopia Demographic and Health Surveys (EDHS). employed in the EMDHS is identical to that of the three previous EDHS surveys in . The Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) was conducted under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and implemented by the then. The Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey ( EDHS) is part of the worldwide MEASURE DHS project which is funded by the.

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Once your request is approved, you will receive an email notification from MeasureDHS. Use of the dataset must be acknowledged using a citation which would include: Ethiopia as a whole; urban and rural areas of Ethiopia each as a separate domain ; and 11 geographic areas 9 regions and 2 city administrationsnamely: Home Ethiopia – Demographic and Health Survey In the first stage, clusters urban and rural were selected from the list of enumeration areas EA from the Population and Housing Census sample frame.

A total of 22 data entry operators and 4 office editors carried out data entry and primary office editing activities. The response rates are higher in rural areas than urban areas for both males and females. To ensure statistical reliability, percentages based on 25 to 49 unweighted cases are shown in parentheses and percentages based on fewer than 25 unweighted cases are suppressed. Contact Info info-agrodep agrodep.

The primary objective of the EDHS was to provide up-to-date information for policy makers, planners, researchers and programme managers, which would allow 205 in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of population and health programmes in the country. The key findings of the survey were released in a preliminary report in November The questionnaires were finalized in English and translated into the three main local languages: This information is essential for informed policy decisions, planning, monitoring, and evaluation of programs on health in general and reproductive health in particular at both the edbs and regional levels.

A total of 14, eligible women were identified in these households and interviews were completed for 14, women, yielding a response rate of 96 percent. In the Affar Region the incomplete frame used in was improved adding a list of villages not previously included, to improve the region’s representativeness in the survey.


Data from the Ethiopia DHS survey, the second such survey, add to the vast and growing international database on demographic and health variables. Data Set Category Household Survey.

Registeration is required prior to downloading survey datasets. Primary Investigator Name, Affiliation: The EDHS sample was designed to provide estimates for the health and demographic variables of interest for the following domains: Key indicators relating to each of the above topics are provided for the nine regional states and two city administrations. Husbands of currently married women were also covered in this survey. Thus, the sample for the EDHS must be weighted to produce national estimates.

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After the actual entry of the data began, additional data entry operators were recruited and entry was performed in two shifts. In order to adapt the standard DHS core questionnaires to the specific socio-cultural settings and needs in Ethiopia, its contents were revised through a technical committee composed of senior and experienced demographers of PHCCO.

Ethiopia – Demographic and Health Survey Primary tabs. However, despite efforts to cover the settled population, there may be some bias in the representativeness of the regional estimates for both the Somali and Affar regions, primarily because the census frame excluded some areas in these regions that had a predominantly nomadic population.

The processing of the EDHS results began soon after the start of fieldwork. Skip to main content. See summarized response rates by place of residence in Table 1. Findings from the survey indicate some improvements in major health and demographic variables in the past five years.


Skip to Main Content Area. In the EDHS a representative sample of approximately 14, households from clusters was selected. In addition to these administrative units, each wereda was subdivided into convenient ehds called census EAs. In the census frame, each of the 11 administrative areas is subdivided into zones and each zone into weredas. Harvest Source Harvest Source: Click here exhs register as a DHS data user, and fill in contact information and project description.


The African Growth and Development Policy Modeling Consortium aims to position African experts as leaders in the study of strategic development issues in Africa and the broader agricultural growth and policy debate. The data entry for the clusters that started on 9 May was completed on 24 September In one of two households selected for the survey, women age and children age months were tested for anaemia, and women age and men age were tested for HIV.

Each EA was either totally urban or rural and the EAs were grouped by administrative eedhs.

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Some basic information was collected on the characteristics of each person listed, including age, sex, education, and relationship to the head of the household. Over 50 participants attended the national workshop and their comments and suggestions collected. Based on these comments, further revisions were made on the contents of the questionnaires.

A one-day workshop was organized on November 22, at the Ghion Hotel in Addis Ababa to discuss the contents of the questionnaire. A long-term objective of the survey is to strengthen the technical capacity of the Central Statistical Agency to plan, conduct, process, and analyse data from complex national population and health surveys.

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The sample was selected in two stages. A total of 14, households were selected, of which 13, were occupied. The Household Questionnaire was used to list all the usual members and visitors in the selected households. Throughout this report, numbers in 200 tables reflect weighted numbers.

Consistency checks were made and entry errors were manually checked by going back to the questionnaires.

The listing operation lasted for three months from November to January Overview Data Catalog Tools. Amharic, Oromiffa and Tigrigna.