, , 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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Between 24 and 32 households from each cluster were then systematically selected for participation in the survey. Harvest Source Harvest Source: 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. The sample was selected in two stages. In the census frame, each of the 11 administrative areas is subdivided into zones and each zone into weredas. A long-term objective of the survey is to strengthen the dehs capacity of the Central Statistical Agency to plan, conduct, process, and analyse data from complex national population and health surveys.

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. One in two households were selected for the male survey and 6, eligible men were identified in edsh subsample of households, of whom 6, were successfully interviewed, yielding a response rate of 89 percent.

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. Husbands of currently married women were also covered in this survey. 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.


Data Set Category Household Survey. The response rates are higher in rural areas than urban areas for both males and females.

AGRODEP facilitates use of economic modeling tools, promotes access to data sources, provides training and research grants, and supports collaboration between African and international researchers. After the actual entry of the data began, additional data entry operators were recruited and entry was performed in two shifts.

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edbs Primary Investigator Name, Affiliation: The questionnaires were finalized in English and translated into the three main local languages: The key findings of the survey were released in a preliminary report in November Skip to main content.

The processing of the EDHS results began soon after the start of fieldwork.

Thus, the sample for the EDHS must be weighted to produce national estimates. See summarized response rates by place of residence in Table 1. 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 eds committee composed of senior and experienced demographers of PHCCO.

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

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A total of 14, households were selected, of which 13, were occupied. The listing operation lasted for three months from November to January Key indicators relating to each of the above topics are provided for the nine regional states and two city administrations.

Consistency checks were made and entry errors were manually checked by going back to the questionnaires. Based on these comments, further revisions were made on the contents of the questionnaires. In general, a DHS sample is stratified, clustered and selected in two stages.


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The main purpose of the Household Questionnaire was to identify women and men who were eligible for the individual interview. 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. Skip ehds Main Content Area.

Each EA was either totally urban or rural and the EAs were grouped by administrative wereda. The Household Questionnaire was used to list all the usual members and visitors in the selected households. 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.

In addition, data are also provided by urban and rural residence for the country. Completed questionnaires were returned periodically from the field to the data processing department at the PHCCO headquarters.

This final report details the findings of the survey. Amharic, Oromiffa and Tigrigna. Over 50 participants attended the national workshop and their comments and suggestions collected.

Some basic information was collected on the characteristics of each person listed, including age, sex, education, and relationship to the head of the household. As part of the second stage, a complete household listing was carried out in each erhs cluster.

Overview Data Catalog Tools. Findings from the survey indicate some improvements in major health and demographic variables in the past five years. Use of the dataset must be acknowledged using a citation which would include: