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Philippines 1998: results from the Demographic and Health Survey.

Type
Published Article
Journal
Studies in family planning
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2000
Volume
31
Issue
2
Pages
183–187
Identifiers
PMID: 10907283
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

This article presents summary statistics gathered from the 1998 Philippine National Demographic and Health Survey. The National Statistics Office and the Department of Health within the framework of the Demographic Health Survey Program of Macro International conducted the survey. The nationally representative survey collected data from 12,407 households. Interviews were also conducted with 13,983 women aged 15-49 years between March 3 and the first week of May 1998. The statistical data presented were on fertility trends, fertility differentials, age-specific fertility, fertility preferences, current contraceptive use, contraception, marital and contraceptive status, postpartum variables, infant mortality trends and differentials, and children's health.

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