, , 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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The data entry for the clusters that started edys 9 May was completed on 24 September The key findings of the survey were released in a preliminary report in November A one-day workshop was organized on November 22, at the Ghion Hotel in Addis Ababa to discuss the contents of the questionnaire.

Each EA was either totally urban or rural and the EAs were grouped by administrative wereda. The total number of households interviewed was 13, yielding a household response rate of 99 percent. Consistency checks were made and entry errors were manually checked by going back to the questionnaires.

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In addition to these administrative units, each wereda was subdivided into convenient areas called census EAs.

A secondary editing program was then run on the data to indicate questions that showed inconsistency and efhs were also corrected by secondary editors.

eshs Last Updated Last Updated: 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. A total of 22 data entry operators and 4 office editors carried out data entry and primary office editing activities.

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The questionnaires were finalized in English and translated into the three main local languages: In the census frame, each edsh the 11 administrative areas is subdivided into zones and each zone into weredas. Between 24 and 32 households from each cluster were then systematically selected for participation in the survey. Click here to register as a DHS data user, and fill in contact information and project description. Dehs 50 participants attended the national workshop and their comments and suggestions collected.

Ethiopian Journal of Health Development

The primary objective of the EDHS was to provide up-to-date information for policy makers, planners, researchers and programme managers, which would allow guidance in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of population and health programmes in the country.

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

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. Key indicators relating to each of the above topics are provided for the nine regional states and two city administrations.

Each of the questionnaires was keyed twice by two separate entry clerks. Once your request is approved, you will receive an email notification from MeasureDHS. Data Set Category Household Survey. Husbands of currently married women were also covered in this survey. 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 national and regional levels.

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.

Ethiopia – Demographic and Health Survey (DHS ) | Data Catalog

Throughout this report, numbers in the tables 22005 weighted numbers. Ethiopia – Demographic and Health Survey Primary tabs. The processing of the EDHS results began soon after the start of fieldwork. Use of the dataset must be acknowledged using a citation which would include: 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.


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. See summarized response rates by place of residence in Table 1. In the first stage, clusters urban and rural were selected from the list of enumeration areas EA from the Population and Housing Edhz sample eshs.


A total of 14, households were selected, of which 13, were occupied. The main purpose of the Household Questionnaire was to identify women and men who were eligible for the individual interview.

The final report is available here. The sample was selected in two stages. Funding Name, Abbreviation, Role: One in two households were selected for the male survey and 6, eligible men were identified in this subsample of households, of whom 6, were successfully interviewed, yielding a response rate of 89 percent.

To ensure statistical reliability, percentages based on 25 to 49 unweighted cases are shown edjs parentheses and percentages based on fewer than 25 unweighted cases are suppressed.