Friday, November 16, 2007

Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey 2004/05

Author: National Bureau of Statistics Tanzania

The 2004-05 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey (TDHS) is the sixth in a series of
national sample surveys conducted in Tanzania to measure levels, patterns, and trends in demographic
and health indicators. The first one was the 1991-92 TDHS, which was followed by the Tanzania
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Survey (TKAPS) in 1994, the 1996 TDHS, the 1999 Tanzania Reproductive and Child Health Survey (TRCHS), and the 2003-04 Tanzania HIV/AIDS Indicator Survey (THIS).
The principal objective of the 2004-05 TDHS was to collect data on household characteristics,
fertility levels and preferences, awareness and use of family planning methods, childhood mortality, maternal and child health, breastfeeding practices, antenatal care, childhood immunisation and diseases, nutritional status of young children and women, malaria prevention and treatment, women’s status, female circumcision, sexual activity, and knowledge and behaviour regarding HIV/AIDS and other STIs.Fulltext

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