Survey Summary

Maldives: Standard DHS, 2009
Survey Datasets
Data Available
HIV Testing
Not Collected
GPS Datasets
Not Collected
SPA Datasets
Not Applicable
Country: Maldives
Contract Phase: DHS-V
Recode Structure: DHS-V
Implementing Organization: Ministry of Health
Fieldwork: January 2009 - October 2009
Status: Completed
Households: Sample Size: 6443
Female: Ever Married Women
Age: 15 to 49
Sample Size: 7131
Male: Ever Married Men
Age: 15 to 64
Sample Size: 1727
Facilities: N/A
Survey Characteristics
  • Abortion
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Anthropometry
  • Birth registration
  • Blood pressure questions
  • Calendar
  • Child labor
  • Cooking fuel
  • Diabetes questions
  • Disability
  • Early childhood development
  • Early childhood education
  • Health expenditures
  • Health insurance
  • HIV behavior
  • HIV knowledge
  • Men's survey
  • Micronutrients
  • Migration
  • Out-of-pocket health expenditures
  • Paper survey
  • Tobacco use
  • Tuberculosis questions
  • Women's status
  • Youth

Caution for Men’s datasets: The response rate to the men's interview was inordinately low (interviews were completed with 54 percent of the men who were eligible for interview); therefore, any user of the men’s data should be aware that the data may not accurately represent the wider Maldivian male population. MVOD50*.ZIP (Other Data): Youth & Young Adult Questionnaire.