Survey Summary

Madagascar: Standard DHS, 2008-09
DHS Final Reports
Survey Presentations
Survey Datasets
Data Available
HIV Testing
Not Collected
GPS Datasets
Data Available
SPA Datasets
Not Applicable
Country: Madagascar
Contract Phase: DHS-V
Recode Structure: DHS-V
Implementing Organization: Institut National de la Statistique (INSTAT)
Fieldwork: November 2008 - August 2009
Status: Completed
Households: Sample Size: 17857
Female: All Women
Age: 15 to 49
Sample Size: 17375
Male: All Men
Age: 15 to 59
Sample Size: 8586
Facilities: N/A
Survey Characteristics
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Anemia questions
  • Anemia testing
  • Anthropometry
  • Calendar
  • Cooking fuel
  • GPS/georeferenced
  • Health insurance
  • HIV behavior
  • HIV knowledge
  • Iodine salt test
  • Malaria questions
  • Male circumcision self-reported
  • Maternal mortality
  • Men's survey
  • Micronutrients
  • Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC)
  • Paper survey
  • Tobacco use
  • Tuberculosis questions
  • Vitamin A questions
  • Women's status

The equipment for measuring syphilis in the field proved faulty and all related variables are therefore not available in the recode data file. The scales used for measuring the weight of children did not have enough precision therefore all weight related variables for children were set to not applicable in the recode data file.