Health Data on Women and Children
in the Developing World

IPUMS-DHS facilitates analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys, administered in low- and middle-income countries since the 1980s. IPUMS-DHS contains thousands of consistently coded variables on the health and well-being of women, children, and births, for 22 African countries and India. Users can determine variable availability at a glance and create data files with just the variables and samples they need.

23 countries — 101 samples — 5000 variables — over 6 million person records

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What is IPUMS?

IPUMS provides census and survey data from around the world integrated across time and space. IPUMS integration and documentation makes it easy to study change, conduct comparative research, merge information across data types, and analyze individuals within family and community context. Data and services available free of charge.

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National Institutes of Health USAID Fom the American People Stat/Transfer University of Minnesota