Third, the study did not include important variables such as health status, type of facility visited and type of illness suffered due to their unavailability in the NDHS
We also acknowledge the support of the DHS Program and ICF International for the release of the NDHS
dataset used for this study.
Such variables were not collected in the NDHS
. The modelling procedure, however, adequately controlled for these unobserved variables.
About 38,948 women aged 15-49 were surveyed in the 2013 NDHS
. The analytic sample for this study includes all women aged 15 to 49 who were married or living with their unmarried partners at the time of interview (n = 27,274).
Information on spousal separation has been collected in each NDHS
Data drawn from the NDHS
were entered into GraphPad Prism version 5 statistical software and the chi square test was performed to show association between de-worming and demographic variables.
The 2001 NDHS
showed that the total fertility rates (TFRs) for urban and rural Nepali women were 2.1 and 4.4, respectively (see Table 1).
The country's teenage pregnancy had declined to 47 live births per 1,000 women aged 15-19 based on the 2017 National Demographic Health Survey (NDHS
), Popcom National Capital Region director Lydio Espaaol said.
This study analysed data from the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS
) 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011.
Tacloban City - Women of reproductive age (15-49) in Eastern Visayas had fewer children in 2017 compared to 2013, based on the recent National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS