Click me

Fast facts from the 2013 #Liberia DHS #LDHS

LIBERIA FAST FACTS FROM THE 2013 LIBERIA DEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH SURVEY The 2013 Liberia Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS) provides data for monitoring the population and health situation in Liberia. The 2013 LDHS is the 4th' DHS survey conducted in Liberia since 1986. A nationally representative sample of 9,239 women in all selected households and 4,118 men age 15-49 in half of the selected households were interviewed. EDUCATION Percent distribution of women and men age 15-49 by highest level of education attended 1/½ 73 Secondary or higher 36 58 31 Primary of Liberian women 29 33 have no education. No education 13 Women Men FERTILITY Wor average of 4.7 children. Liberia have an FAMILY PLANNING Percent of married women age 15-49 using family planning 19% Any method 20 Any modern method 19 of currently married women in Liberia use a modern method of family planning. Injectables 11 Pill 5 Implants 2 Traditional method 1 CHILDHOOD MORTALITY Neonatal, infant, and under-five mortality rates have declined since 1986. Deaths per 1,000 live births I 2007 LDHS 1 1986 LDHS I 2013 LDHS 222 144 110 94 71 54 68 32 26 Infant mortality Under-five mortality Neonatal mortality MATERNAL HEALTH Almost all women receive prenatal care from a skilled provider (doctor, nurse, midwife, or physician's assistant). HIV PREVALENCE Overall, 1.9% of Liberians age 15-49 are HIV-positive. HIV prevalence is higher among women than among men. Percent HIV-1 positive I Liberia Total I Urban I Rural 2.6 1.9 2.7 2.0 2.5 1.7 0.8 1.0 0.7 Total Women Men 15-49 15-49 15-49 1 The 1999/2000 LDHS was undertaken by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs (MPEA) and the University of Liberia outside the purview of MEASURE DHS. Image credits: "Book"by Ben Rex Furneaux from the Noun Project, "Breastfeeding" by Edward Boatman from the Noun Project, "Baby" from the Noun Project, "Pregnant" by Luis Prado from The Noun Project, "Stethoscope"by Wilson Joseph from the Noun Project, "Ribbon" from the Noun Project. iberia stitiie u siltistics LISCIS Geo-information S USAID TROM THE AMERICAN PEOPLE UNFPA To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Fast facts from the 2013 #Liberia DHS #LDHS

shared by DHSprogram on Sep 26
Stats on Education, HIV, Child Mortality, & more from the 2013 Liberia DHS.


Unknown. Add a source


Did you work on this visual? Claim credit!

Get a Quote

Embed Code

For hosted site:

Click the code to copy


Click the code to copy
Customize size