National Demographic and Health Survey

A part of the worldwide Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) program designed to collect, analyze, and disseminate demographic data on fertility, family planning, and maternal and child health.
 
Gathers information to estimate current levels of fertility, mortality, and migration, including the factors that affect them.
 
Provides helpful inputs to policy formulation and to monitoring activities and researches related to health and family planning of both the government and private sectors.

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June 2019

The National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is designed to provide data useful for monitoring the population and health situation in the country. The NDHS is a nationwide survey conducted every 5 years by the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA). It aims to provide up-to-date information on fertility, family planning, and maternal and child health. The survey also provides useful inputs to policy formulation and monitoring of activities, researches and programs on health care services during pregnancy and childbirth and after delivery are important for the survival and well-being of both the mother and the infant. Read more about Highlights of the 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey: Information on Child Health and Survival

January 2019

The National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is designed to provide data useful for monitoring the population and health situation in the country. The NDHS is a nationwide survey conducted every 5 years by the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA). It aims to provide up-to-date information on fertility, family planning, and maternal and child health. The survey also provides useful inputs to policy formulation and monitoring of activities, researches and programs on health care services during pregnancy and childbirth and after delivery are important for the survival and well-being of both the mother and the infant. Read more about Highlights of the 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey: Maternal Health

March 2018

The National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is designed to provide data useful for monitoring the population and health situation in the country. Conducted every 5 years by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the NDHS aims to provide up-to-date information on fertility, family planning, and maternal and child health. The survey also provides useful inputs to policy formulation and monitoring activities, researches and programs on health. Infant and child mortality rates are basic indicators of a country’s health and socioeconomic situation and quality of life [UNDP 2007]. Estimates of child mortality are based on information collected in the pregnancy history section of the Woman’s Questionnaire, which includes questions about aggregate childbearing experience (that is, the number of sons and daughters who live with their mother, the number who live elsewhere, the number who have died, and pregnancies that did not end in a live birth). Read more about 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey Key Indicators: Child Health and Mortality

March 2018

The National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is designed to provide data useful for monitoring the population and health situation in the country. Conducted every 5 years by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the NDHS aims to provide up-to-date information on fertility, family planning, and maternal and child health. The survey also provides useful inputs to policy formulation and monitoring activities, researches and programs on health. Overall, 66 percent of women know that consistent use of condoms is a means of preventing the spread of HIV.About 84 percent of women know that limiting sexual intercourse to one uninfected partner can reduce the chance of contracting HIV.Six in ten women (62.3 percent) know that both using condoms and limiting sexual intercourse to one uninfected partner are means of preventing HIV. Read more about HIV AIDS Awareness Knowledge and Behavior

March 2018

The National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is designed to provide data useful for monitoring the population and health situation in the country. Conducted every 5 years by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the NDHS aims to provide up-to-date information on fertility, family planning, and maternal and child health. The survey also provides useful inputs to policy formulation and monitoring activities, researches and programs on health. Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) had the least percentage of women 15 to 19 years old who have begun childbearing (3.5 percent). Meanwhile, Davao region had the highest percentage of women ages 15 to 19 years old who have begun childbearing (17.9 percent). Read more about 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey Key Indicators: Maternal Health

March 2018

The National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is designed to provide data useful for monitoring the population and health situation in the country. Conducted every 5 years by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), NDHS aims to provide up-to-date information on fertility, family planning, and maternal & child health. The survey also provides useful inputs to policy formulation and monitoring of activities, researches and programs on health The Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) refers to the proportion of currently married women in the reproductive ages of 15-49 years reporting current use of any contraceptive method.• In 2017, NDHS revealed that the contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) among currently married women in the Philippines was 54.3 percent. This increased by 11 percentage points from the 48.9 percent CPR recorded in 2003. Read more about Highlights of the 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey:FAMILY PLANNING

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