DHS in the News

DHS in the News

Journalists worldwide write about The DHS Program results. The dissemination of DHS, SPA and HIV data is often widely covered by media in survey countries, but journalists also use The DHS Program data throughout the year as background information for their stories, or to compare health and development indicators across countries. These data are also used by journalists in the United States and other developed countries, as it is considered the gold standard of population, health and nutrition data. Below are some examples of recent news coverage. Please note: The links below are to websites outside The DHS Program.

Mar 1, 2013
Condoms continue to confound Uganda


"Research shows that while high-risk sex is common, condom use is not. According to the 2011 AIDS Indicator Survey, "among respondents age[d] 15-49 who were sexually active in the preceding 12 months, 17 percent of women and 34 percent of men engaged in sex with a non-marital, non-cohabiting partner. Of them, 29 percent of women and 38 percent of men reported using condoms at the most recent high-risk sex..."

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