Title:  Further Analysis of Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2011

Abstract: Nepal Demographic and Health Surveys (NDHS) have been a major source of data across a range of demographic and health indicators that are crucial for designing and shaping population and public health policies and programs. DHS are conducted every five years, the first one being in 1996 and the latest in 2011. The standard format of analysis and DHS report provisions only for descriptive presentation of findings and show the trends. However, it doesn’t use analytical statistical methods to ascertain the significance of change and causative association between variables. The primary objective of this ‘Further Analysis of NDHS 2011’ was to provide more in-depth knowledge and insights into key issues, guidance in planning, monitoring and evaluating health programs; and reshaping important policies and programs. In this regard, this further analyses was carried out on following five topics (i) Impact of Male Migration on Contraceptive Use, Unmet Need, Fertility, (ii) Trends and Determinants of Neonatal Mortality (iii) Maternal and Child Health in Nepal: The Effects of Caste, Ethnicity, and Regional Identity (iv) Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Youth in Nepal: Trends and Determinants (v) Women’s Empowerment and Spousal Violence in Relations to Health Outcomes

Sponsored By: IFC International/DFID/UNFPA.  March 2013. Availability: For FULL TEXT Please Click above Topics

 

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