Lesotho demographic and health survey, 2009

by Lesotho. Ministry of Health and Social Welfare

Publisher: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Publisher: ICF Macro in Maseru, Lesotho, Calverton, Md., USA

Written in English
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  • Health surveys,
  • Demographic surveys

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Other titlesLesotho 2009 demographic and health survey
ContributionsICF Macro (Firm)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA407.5.L46 .L46 2010+
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 425 p. :
Number of Pages425
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25360332M
LC Control Number2011343993

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COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   This study used nationally representative household survey data from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) for 31 SSA countries. The DHS are an important source of comparative quantitative data across developing countries on both rural and urban populations. 3 The DHS provide data on several indicators for monitoring population, health. A systematic review of Demographic and Health Surveys: data availability and utilization for research Madeleine Short Fabic a, YoonJoung Choi a & Sandra Bird a. a. Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development, Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC , United States of America.   The effects of early first sexual intercourse amongst Lesotho women: evidence from the Lesotho demographic and health survey. Afr J Reprod Health. ;20(2)– PubMed Article Google Scholar Park JH, Kim N, Shin S, Roh EY, Yoon JH, Park H. Prevalence and correlated factors of sexually transmitted infections among women attending.

Food insecurity is a challenge in the developing world, where many are finding healthy food inaccessible due to poverty. A pre-test, post-test design was applied to determine the impact of a vegetable gardening intervention in 25 experimental and 25 control households in Lesotho. Information about sociodemographic conditions and indicators of food security was collected by trained fieldworkers.

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This report presents findings of the Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS) conducted by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. It contains 17 chapters detailing important health indicator data. A description of the geography, history, economic profile and demography is given.

Reproductive health issues such as fertility and family planning are discussed. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) conducted the Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS) to collect population-based data to inform the Health Sector Reform Programme (), evaluate the strides made since the first LDHS was conducted inset a baseline for new programmes, and provide information for policy and strategic planning.

Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more. The Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey is part of phase 6 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey.

Topics commonly covered in DHS include education, health, nutrition, family planning, and household characteristics. 2009 book   The Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey ( LDHS) is a nationally representative survey of 7, women age and 3, men age from 9, households covering sample points (enumeration areas) throughout Lesotho.

This survey is the second nationally representative 2009 book and health survey conducted as part of the. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) conducted the Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS) to collect population-based data to inform the Health Sector Reform Programme (), evaluate the strides made since the first LDHS was conducted inset a baseline for new programmes, and provide information for policy and strategic planning.

Lesotho Agric Census /10 Vol II:Livestock: pdf: CPI Report February pdf: /17 Agricultural Production Survey - Crops: pdf: Demographic Health Survey 9: pdf: CPI Report January pdf: /18 Crop Forecasting Report: pdf: Demographic Health Survey pdf.

Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey (PDF, K) Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey - Supplement on HIV Viral Load. There are NO hard copies of this report available (PDF, K) Order a Hard Copy: Please use electronic copies of DHS publications whenever possible.

Hardcopies of publications are intended primarily for those in. The Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey ( LDHS) was implemented by the Lesotho Ministry of Health from 22 September to 7 December The fundi ng for the LDHS was provided by the government of Lesotho, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S.

President’s Emergency. The data used for this analysis come from the nationally representative household survey called the Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey.

Odds ratios produced by the logistic regression models were used to measure the effect of each independent variable on the dependent variable.

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Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) Sponsor(s) Government of Lesotho - GoL - Financial assistance United States Agency for Intemational Development - USAID - Financial. Journals & Books; Help VolumeFebruaryPages Women's autonomy and cervical cancer screening in the Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey   Three questionnaires were used for the LDHS: the Household Questionnaire, the Woman’s Questionnaire, and the Man’s Questionnaire.

These questionnaires, based on The DHS Program’s standard Demographic and Health Survey questionnaires, were adapted to reflect the population and health issues relevant to Lesotho. The Lesotho Ministry of Health and Social Welfare administered the Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS) between October and January Technical assistance was provided by ICF Macro, the primary contractor for the Measure DHS project funded by the US Agency for International Development.

The purpose of the study is to establish risk factors associated with age at first intercourse among Lesotho women aged 15 to 49 years.

The data used came from the Lesotho Demographic and. Child Health: Maintaining children's health is a major challenge in Lesotho. Neonatal, infant and under-5 mortality remain high.

According to the Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS)the neonatal mortality rate is 34 per 1, live births; infant and under-5 mortality rate is 59 and 85 per 1, live births, respectively. The purpose of the study is to establish risk factors associated with age at first intercourse among Lesotho women aged 15 to 49 years.

The data used came from the Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey and probit models were applied for analysis. The Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey ( LDHS) is the third DHS conducted in Lesotho and follows surveys carried out in and The LDHS was designed to provide up-to-date information on key indicators needed to track progress in Lesotho’s population and health.

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Lesotho, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

The Demographics of Lesotho describe the condition and overview of Lesotho's peoples. Demographic topics include basic education, health, and population. Started inthe Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series is one of the longest running and largest survey families.

Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey GPS coordinates (GIS) - Household - Individual - Interview - Nationally representative.

Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) are comparable nationally representative household surveys that have been conducted in more than 85 countries worldwide since Lesotho2 2. Get this from a library. Male circumcision and HIV in Lesotho: is the relationship real or spurious?: analysis of the Demographic and Health Survey.

[Tiisetso Makatjane; Thandie Hlabana; Emmanuel M Letete; ICF International (Firm),; United States. Agency for International Development,]. The purpose of the study is to establish risk factors associated with age at first intercourse among Lesotho women aged 15 to 49 years.

The data used came from the Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey and probit models were applied. Books; Albania Demographic and Health Surv Albania Demographic and Health Survey - Albania Demographic and Health Survey - Download.

Contact us. Vllazën Huta, Build Entrance 1, Tirana, ZIP Code Tel: + 4 Fax. The LDHS is a nationally representative survey that was used for the collection of population-based data to inform the Health Sector Programme (), evaluate strides made since the first LDHS that was conducted inset a baseline for new programmes and provide information for policy and strategic planning (9).

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%), *, survey data Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) *, male. The Lesotho Demographic Survey (LDS) is an inter-censal survey undertaken mid-decennially to update data users on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population of Lesotho.

The survey was funded by the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho and United Nations Population. A systematic review of Demographic and Health Surveys: data.

availability and utilization for research. Madeleine Short Fabic, a. YoonJoung Choi. a & Sandra Bird. Introduction.

The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) project, funded primarily by the United States Agency for International De. To gauge the acceptability of domestic violence, women and men interviewed in the Lesotho Demographic Health Survey were asked whether they thought a husband would be justified in hitting or beating his wife in each of the following five situations: if she burns the food, if she argues with him, if she goes out without telling him, if she neglects the children, and if she refuses to have.

The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program is responsible for collecting and disseminating accurate, nationally representative data on health and population in developing project is implemented by ICF International and is funded by the United States Agency for International Development with contributions from other donors such as UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, and UNAIDS.

Lesotho’s persistently high infant, child, and maternal mortality rates have been increasing during the last decade, according to the last two Demographic and Health Surveys.

Despite these significant shortcomings, Lesotho has made good progress in education; it is on-track to achieve universal primary education and has one of the highest.A part of the worldwide Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) program designed to collect, analyze, and disseminate demographic data on fertility, family planning, and maternal and child health.

Gathers information to estimate current levels of fertility, mortality, and migration, including the. The percentage of stunted children under the age of 5 dropped from 38 per cent to 33 per cent in the last five years, latest figures from the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda show.