, , 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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A one-day workshop was organized on November 22, at the Ghion Hotel in Addis Ababa to discuss the contents of the questionnaire. Click here to register as a DHS data user, and fill in contact information and project description.

The processing of the EDHS results began soon after the start of fieldwork. The questionnaires were finalized in English and translated into the three main local languages: The EDHS sample was designed to provide estimates for the health and demographic variables of interest for the following domains: The specific objectives are to: Over 50 participants attended the national workshop and their comments and suggestions collected.

Interactive Map This resource covers the country highlighted below. Moreover, the Ethiopia DHS provides national and regional estimates on population and health that are comparable to data collected in similar surveys in other developing countries.

Based on these comments, further revisions were made on the contents of the questionnaires. In the census frame, each of the 11 administrative areas is subdivided into zones and each zone into weredas. 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.

A eehs editing program was then run on the data to indicate questions that showed inconsistency and these were also corrected by secondary editors. Amharic, Oromiffa and Tigrigna. Harvest Source Harvest Source: As part of the second stage, a eds household listing was carried out in each selected cluster.

In order to adapt the standard DHS core questionnaires to the specific socio-cultural settings and needs in Ethiopia, its contents were revised edus a technical committee composed of senior and experienced demographers of PHCCO.

The key findings of the survey were released in a preliminary report in November In one of two households selected for the survey, women age and children age months were tested for anaemia, and women edus and men age were tested for HIV.

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. Last Updated Last Updated: Between 24 and 32 households from each cluster were then systematically selected for participation in the survey.

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The listing operation lasted for three months from November to January Demarcated cartographic maps as well as census household and population data were also available for each census EA. This survey is a nationally representative survey of 14, women age and 6, men age Dataset downloaded from http: 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: Primary Investigator Name, Affiliation: The sample was selected in two stages.


In general, a DHS sample is stratified, clustered and selected in two stages. Ethiopia – Demographic and Health Survey Primary tabs.

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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. The total number of households interviewed was 13, yielding a household response rate of 99 percent. Thus, the sample for the EDHS must 2050 weighted to edns national estimates.

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

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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.

Key indicators relating to each of the above topics are provided for the nine regional states and two city administrations. Throughout this report, numbers in the tables reflect weighted numbers.