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Survey: Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 1998

Title: Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 1998
Survey Type: DHS
Country: Ghana
Year: 1998
Start Date: November 1998
End Date: February 1999
Respondents:
Female Male
Respondent: All Women Respondent: All Men
Age: 15 - 49 Age: 15 - 59
Sample Size: 4843 Sample Size: 1546
Facilities Households
Sample Size: [n/a] Sample Size: 6003
Implementing: Ghana Statistical Service
  Age range matches - female
Population-based sample
Description: Topics included in the questionnaire: Background Characteristics, Reproduction, Contraception, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding, Immunization and Health, Marriage, Fertility Preferences, Husband's Background and Woman's Work, AIDS, Anthropometry
Footnote: [n/a]
Indicators:
4.0.1) Heard of HIV/AIDS
4.1.5) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Use of condoms (spontaneous)
4.1.6) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Only one/ limiting partners (spontaneous)
4.1.7) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Abstain from sex (spontaneous)
4.1.8) Knowledge of HIV prevention methods - Believe there is no way to avoid AIDS
4.2.1) No incorrect beliefs about AIDS - Healthy-looking person can have the AIDS virus
4.5.3) Knowledge of mother to child transmission of HIV
4.5.6) Knowledge of MTCT - Through breastfeeding
8.2.2) Condom use at last sex with anyone
9.1) Median age at first sex among young men and women
9.1.1) Abstinence of never-married young men and women.
9.2) Young people having premarital sex in last year
9.3) Young people using a condom during premarital sex
14.4) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- mother, father or both dead
14.4.1) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- mother and father both dead
14.4.2) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- mother dead (or both dead)
14.4.3) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- mother dead, father alive
14.4.4) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- father dead (or both dead)
14.4.5) Prevalence of orphanhood among children under 15- father dead, mother alive
14.5) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - mother, father or both dead
14.5.1) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - mother and father both dead
14.5.2) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - mother dead (or both dead)
14.5.3) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - mother dead, father alive
14.5.4) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - father dead (or both dead)
14.5.5) Ratio of orphans to non-orphans who are in school - father dead, mother alive



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