Central Data Catalog
Population and Family Health Survey 1997
Department of Statistics (DOS)
March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019
The data from this study are used in the following publications:
Levels and trends of contraceptive use as assessed in 2002
World population monitoring 2003: Population, education and development
New York, USA: UN, 2004.
AbouZahr, Carla, and Tessa Wardlaw.
Maternal mortality at the end of a decade: Signs of progress?
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 79, no. 6 (2001): 561-568.
Abu-Raddad, Laith, Francisca Akala, Iris Semini, Gabriele Riedner, David Wilson, and Oussama Tawil.
Characterizing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa: time for strategic action
Washington DC, USA: World Bank, 2010.
Trends in under-5 mortality rates and the HIV/AIDS epidemic
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 78, no. 10 (2000): 1200-1206.
Factors influencing the utilisation of family planning services in Kwabre District, Ghana
Msc Degree (Health Education and Promotion) , Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2007.
Almasarweh S, Issa.
Adolescent and youth reproductive heath in Jordan: Status, issues, policies and programs
Washington, DC, USA: POLICY, 2003.
Anderson G, Kermyt.
Life expectancy and the timing of life history events in developing countries
Human Nature 21, no. 2 (2010): 103-123.
World population monitoring 2002: Reproductive rights and reproductive health
New York, USA: UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division , 2004.
Unmet need for family planning: Recent trends and their implications for programs
Washington DC, USA: Population Reference Bureau , 2003.
Berthelemy, Jean-Claude, and Juliette Seban.
Equity in Access to Health Services in Developing Countries
Revue d'economie du developpement 23, no. 5 (2009): 9-40.
Blanc K, Ann.
The effect of power in sexual relationships on sexual and reproductive health: an examination of the evidence
Studies in Family Planning 32, no. 3 (2001): 189-213.
Bloom, David, Elizabeth Cafiero, Mark McGovern, Klaus Prettner, Anderson Stanciole, Jonathan Weiss, Samuel Bakkila, and Larry Rosenberg.
The economic impact of non-communicable disease in China and India: Estimates, projections, and comparisons
IZA DP No. 7563 (2013).
Fertility transitions in developing countries: progress or stagnation?
Studies in Family Planning 39, no. 2 (2008): 105-110.
The causes of stalling fertility transitions
Policy Research Division Working Paper (2005).
Bos, Eduard, and Amie Batson.
Using immunization coverage rates for monitoring health sector performance
Washington, DC: The World Bank (2000).
Bos, Eduard, and Amie Batson.
Using immunization coverage rates for monitoring health sector performance: Measurement and interpretation issues
World Bank HNP Discussion Papers (2000).
Bosch-Capblanch, Xavier, K Banerjee, and A Burton.
There are children not receiving a single dose of any vaccine: from ‘data to policy’in immunisation and health systems. Data quality and socio-economic determinants of unvaccination in low-and middle-income countries
AMC-University van Amsterdam, 2012.
Bosch-Capblanch, Xavier, K Banerjee, and A Burton.
Unvaccinated children in years of increasing coverage: how many and who are they? Evidence from 96 low-and middle-income countries
Tropical Medicine & International Health 17, no. 6 (2012): 697-710.
Bruce, Judith, and Erica Chong.
The diverse universe of adolescents, and the girls and boys left behind: A note on research, program and policy priorities (Background paper to Public choices, private decisions: Sexual and reproductive health and the Millennium Development Goals)
New York, USA: UN Millennium Project, 2006.
Camlin, Carol, and Ines Escandon.
Contraceptive sterilization: Global issues and trends
Chapter 2: Sterilization incidence and prevalence (2002).
Improving the health of the world's poorest people
Health Bulletin (2004).
Chauvet, Lisa, Flore Gubert, and Sandrine Mesple-Somps.
Are Remittances More Effective Than Aid To Improve Child Health? An Empirical Assessment using Inter and Intra-Country Data
Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics.
Cape Town, South Africa, May 16, 2008.
Cleland, John, and Mohamed M Ali.
Reproductive consequences of contraceptive failure in 19 developing countries
Obstetrics & Gynecology 104, no. 2 (2004): 314.
Corsi, Daniel, Melissa Neuman, Jocelyn Finlay, and S V Subramanian.
Demographic and health surveys: a profile
International journal of epidemiology 41, no. 6 (2012): 1602-1613.
Corsi, Daniel J, Jocelyn E Finlay, and S V Subramanian.
Global burden of double malnutrition: Has anyone seen it?
PLoS ONE 6, no. 9 (2011): e2512.
De Walque, Damien, and Deon Filmer.
Trends and socioeconomic gradients in adult mortality around the developing world
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5716 (2010).
Dhonte, Pierre, Rina Bhattacharya, and Tarik Yousef.
Demographic transition in the Middle East: Implications for growth, employment, and housing
Macroeconomic issues and policies in the Middle East and north Africa (2001).
How young is “too young”? Comparative perspectives on adolescent sexual, marital, and reproductive transitions
Studies in Family Planning 39, no. 4 (2008): 247-262.
Drabo, Alassane, and Christian Ebeke.
Remittances, public health spending and foreign aid in the access to health care services in developing countries
Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International (CERDI-CNRS) (2011).
Eloundou-Enyegue, Parfait M, and C. Shannon Stokes.
Teen fertility and gender inequality in education: A contextual hypothesis
Demographic Research 11, no. 11 (2004): 305-334.
Estache, Antonio, and Ana Goicoechea.
A 'Research' Database on Infrastructure Economic Performance
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper , no. 3643 (2005).
Trends in women’s health in Iran. 1991-2000
Saudi Medical Journal 25, no. 11 (2004): 1748-1750.
Fink, Gunther, Isabel Gunther, and Kenneth Hill.
Urban Mortality Transitions: The Role of Slums
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (2011).
Fink, Gunther, Isabel Gunther, and Kenneth Hill.
Water, sanitation and child health - Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys 1986-2007
Finlay, Jocelyn E, Emre Ozaltin, and David Canning.
The association of maternal age with infant mortality, child anthropometric failure, diarrhoea and anaemia for first births: evidence from 55 low-and middle-income countries
BMJ Open 1, no. 2 (2011).
Forsberg, Birger C, Max G Petzold, Goran Tomson, and Peter Allebeck.
Diarrhoea case management in low-and middle-income countries: an unfinished agenda
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 85, no. 1 (2007): 42-48.
Gillespie, Duff, Saifuddin Ahmed, Amy Tsui, and Scott Radloff.
Unwanted fertility among the poor: An inequity?
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 85, no. 2 (2007): 100-107.
Gunther, Isabel, and Gunther Fink.
Water, sanitation and children's health: evidence from 172 DHS surveys
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper (2010).
Gwatkin, Davidson R, Shea Rutstein, Kiersten Johnson, Eldaw Suliman, Adam Wagstaff, and Agbessi Amouzou.
Socio-economic differences in health, nutrition, and population within developing countries
Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 10, no. 4 (2007).
Gwatkin, Davidson R, Adam Wagstaff, and Abdo Yazbeck.
Reaching the poor with health, nutrition, and population services: what works, what doesn't, and why
: World Bank Publications, 2005.
Haberland, Nicole, Erica Chong, and Hilary Bracken.
Married adolescents: an overview
WHO/UNFPA/Population Council Technical Consultation on Married Adolescents.
Geneva, December, 2003.
Neonatal mortality in developing countries: What can we learn from DHS data?
Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute Applications & Policy Working Paper (2005).
Harttgen, Kenneth, Stephan Klasen, and Sebastian Vollmer.
An African growth miracle? Or: what do asset indices tell us about trends in economic performance?
International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (2011).
Hasna, Fadia Shawqi.
Utilization of family planning services in the governorate of Zarqa, Jordan
Journal of Transcultural Nursing 17, no. 4 (2006): 365-374.
Hilber, Adriane M, Xavier Bosch-Capblanch, Christian Schindler, Lise Beck, Florence Sécula, Oran McKenzie, Sara Gari, Christina Stuckli, and Sonja Merten.
Gender and immunisation
Basel, Switzerland: Swiss Centre for International Health, 2010.
Orientations in development series : Sustaining gains in poverty reduction and human development in the Middle East and North Africa
Washington DC, USA: World Bank, 2006.
Jones-Smith, J. C, P. Gordon-Larsen, A. Siddiqi, and B. M Popkin.
Is the burden of overweight shifting to the poor across the globe? Time trends among women in 39 low-and middle-income countries (1991-2008)
International Journal of Obesity 36, no. 8 (2011): 1114-1120.
Jones-Smith, Jessica C, Penny Gordon-Larsen, Arjumand Siddiqi, and Barry M Popkin.
Cross-national comparisons of time trends in overweight inequality by socioeconomic status among women using repeated cross-sectional surveys from 37 developing countries, 1989-2007
American journal of epidemiology 173, no. 6 (2011): 667.
Jurdi, Rozzet, and Marman Khawaja.
Caesarean section rates in the Arab region: A cross-national study
Health policy and planning 19, no. 2 (2004): 101.
Khawaja, M, N Choueiry, and R Jurdi.
Hospital-based caesarean section in the Arab region: an overview
Eastern Mediterranean health journal= La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale= al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit 15, no. 2 (2009): 458.
Khawaja, Marwan, Jesse Dawns, Sonya Meyerson-Knox, and Rouham Yamout.
Disparities in child health in the Arab region during the 1990s
International Journal for Equity in Health 7, no. 24 (2008).
Kim, S. A, A. D Stein, and R. Martorell.
Country development and the association between parity and overweight
International journal of obesity 31, no. 5 (2006): 805-812.
Kreider, Amanda, David Shapiro, Catherine Varner, and Malika Sinha.
Socioeconomic progress and fertility transition in the developing world: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys*
University Park, USA: Pennsylvania State University , 2009.
Kruk, Margaret E, Marta R Prescott, Helen de Pinho, and Sandro Galea.
Equity and the child health Millennium Development Goal: the role of pro-poor health policies
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 65, no. 4 (2011): 327-333.
Lauer, Jeremy A, Ana P Betrán, Cesar G Victora, Mercedes de Onis, and Aluísio J Barros.
Breastfeeding patterns and exposure to suboptimal breastfeeding among children in developing countries: review and analysis of nationally representative surveys
BMC medicine 2, no. 1 (2004): 26.
Lloyd B, Cynthia.
Schooling and adolescent reproductive behavior in developing countries
: Millennium Project, 2006.
Lopez, Alan D, Joshua Salomon, Omar Ahmad, Christopher J Murray, and Doris Mafat.
Life tables for 191 countries: data, methods and results
GPE Discussion Paper Series (WHO) (2001).
MacDonald H, Theodore.
Health, trade and human rights
Oxon, UK: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd, 2006.
MacDonald H, Theodore.
Third world health: Hostage to first world health
Oxon, UK: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd, 2005.
Social determinants of sexual and reproductive health: Informing future research and programme implementation
1. A view of sexual and reproductive health through the equity lens (2010).
Marcotullio, Peter J, and Gordon McGranahan.
Scaling urban environmental challenges: From local to global and back
: Earthscan/James \& James, 2007.
Mascarenhas, Maya N, Hoiwan Cheung, Colin D Mathers, and Gretchen A Stevens.
Measuring infertility in populations: constructing a standard definition for use with demographic and reproductive health surveys
Population Health Metrics 10, no. 1 (2012): 17.
Mathers, Colin D, Christina Bernard, Kim M Iburg, Mie Inoue, Doris Ma Fat, Kenji Shibuya, Claudia Stein, Niels Tomijima, and Hongyi Xu.
Global burden of disease in 2002: data sources, methods and results
Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy Discussion Paper (2003).
Mathur, Sanyuka, Margaret Greene, and Anju Malhotra.
Too young to wed: The lives, rights, and health of young married girls
: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), 2003.
Mendez, Michelle A, Carlos A Monteiro, and Barry M Popkin.
Overweight exceeds underweight among women in most developing countries
The American journal of clinical nutrition 81, no. 3 (2005): 714-721.
Employment and unemployment in Jordan: The importance of the gender system
World Development 30, no. 3 (2002): 413-427.
Moh’d Mubaideen, Maha, and Riyad Moh’d AL-Saraireh.
Breast-feeding pattern in selected antenatal care clinics in Jordan
JRMS 13, no. 2 (2006): 74-78.
Monteiro, C A, W L Conde, B Lu, and B M Popkin.
Obesity and inequities in health in the developing world
International Journal of Obesity 28, no. 9 (2004): 1181-1186.
Montgomery, Mark R, and Paul C Hewett.
Urban poverty and health in developing countries: Household and neighborhood effects
Demography 42, no. 3 (2005): 397-425.
Neuman, Melissa, Jocelyn E Finlay, George D Smith, and SV Subramanian.
The poor stay thinner: stable socioeconomic gradients in BMI among women in lower-and middle-income countries
The American journal of clinical nutrition 94, no. 5 (2011): 1348-1357.
Neuman, Melissa, Ichiro Kawachi, Steven Gortmaker, and S.V. Subramanian.
Urban-rural differences in BMI in low-and middle-income countries: the role of socioeconomic status
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 97, no. 2 (2013): 428-436.
Osman, Magued, and Hanan Girgis.
Marriage patterns in Egypt
Cairo, Egypt: Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC), The Egyptian Cabinet, 2009.
Ozaltin, Emre, Kenneth Hill, and S V Subramanian.
Association of maternal stature with offspring mortality, underweight, and stunting in low-to middle-income countries
JAMA: the journal of the American Medical Association 303, no. 15 (2010): 1507-1516.
Pelletier, David L, and Edward A Frongillo.
Changes in child survival are strongly associated with changes in malnutrition in developing countries
The Journal of nutrition 133, no. 1 (2003): 107.
Men's knowledge of and attitudes toward birthspacing and contraceptive use in Jordan
International Family Planning Perspectives (1999).
Petro-Nustas, Wasileh, and Rae'da Al-Qutob.
Jordanian men's attitudes and views of birth-spacing and contraceptive use (a qualitative approach)
Health care for women international 23, no. 6-7 (2002): 516-529.
Pullum W, Thomas.
An assessment of the quality of data on health and nutrition in the DHS Surveys, 1993-2003
DHS Methodological Reports (2008).
Rajaratnam, Julie K, Linda N Tran, Alan D Lopez, and Christopher J Murray.
Measuring under-five mortality: validation of new low-cost methods
PLoS medicine 7, no. 4 (2010): e1000.
Rashad, Hoda, and Magued Osman.
Nuptiality in Arab countries: Changes and implications
Cairo Papers Symposium in Social Science: The New Arab Family.
Cairo, Egypt, May 6-7, 2000.
Women's reproductive health in the Middle East and North Africa
: Population Reference Bureau Washington, DC, 2003.
Poverty and Income Distribution in a CGE-Household Micro-Simulation Model: Top-Down/Bottom Up Approach
Cahiers de recherche (2003).
Schady, Norbert, and Marc F Smitz.
Aggregate economic shocks and infant mortality: New evidence for middle-income countries
Washington, DC, USA: The World Bank, 2009.
Shapiro, David, Amanda Kreider, Catherine Varner, and Malika Sinha.
Stalling of fertility transitions and socioeconomic change in the developing world: evidence from the demographic and health surveys
36th Chaire Quetelet, Annual Symposium in Demography.
Louvain la Neuve, Belgium, November, 2010.
Slack T, Alison.
Food and nutrition security data on the World Wide Web
Washington DC, USA: International Food Policy Research Institute, 1999.
Spierings, Niels, Jeroen Smits, and Mieke Verloo.
Two myths about contextual effects on Middle Eastern women’s employment: a multilevel analysis of trends in Egypt and Jordan
Nijmegen Center for Economics (NiCE) (2008).
Storeygard, Adam, Deborah Balk, Marc Levy, and Glenn Deane.
The global distribution of infant mortality: a subnational spatial view
Population, space and place 14, no. 3 (2008): 209-229.
Stover, John, and John Ross.
How increased contraceptive use has reduced maternal mortality
Maternal and child health journal 14, no. 5 (2010): 687-695.
First cousin marriages and marital relationships in Egypt, Jordan, Turkey and Yemen
25th International Population Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population.
Tours, France, 2005.
Determinants of child mortality in LDCs: Empirical findings from demographic and health surveys
Health Policy 65, no. 3 (2003): 277-299.
Determinants of child mortality in low-income countries: Empirical findings from Demographic and Health Surveys
Washington, DC, USA: World Bank, 2002.
Health outcomes in low-income countries and policy implications: Empirical findings from demographic and health surveys
: World Bank, Environment Dept., 2002.
Health outcomes in poor countries and policy options: Empirical findings from Demographic and Health Surveys
World Bank Policy Research Papers (2002).
Wardlaw, Tessa, Ann Blanc, Jelka Zupan, and Elisabeth Ahman.
Low birthweight: country, regional and global estimates
New York, USA: WHO, 2004.
Xu, Ke, Priyanka Saksena, and David B Evans.
Health financing and access to effective interventions
World Heath Report Background Paper (2010).