The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is presents the final report on the 2017 Philippines National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS).
The survey provides information on fertility, fertility preferences, family planning practices, childhood mortality, maternal and child health, knowledge and attitudes regarding HIV/AIDS, and violence against women. These indicators are crucial in policy-making, program planning, and monitoring and evaluation of population and health programs, including those anchored on the attainment of related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The NDHS 2017 is the sixth DHS survey to be conducted in the Philippines in collaboration with the worldwide Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program and the 11th national DHS overall.
Fieldwork for the survey was carried out from August 14 to October 27, 2017, covering a national sample of over 31,000 households and more than 25,000 women age 15-49.
The NDHS 2017 was funded by the Government of the Philippines. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided technical assistance and equipment through ICF under The DHS Program.
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