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RWA 2010 DHS

The 2010 Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey (2010 RDHS) was implemented by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH), and the field work was conducted from September 26, 2010, to March 10, 2011. The funding for the RDHS was provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Centers for Disease Control and revention/Global AIDS Program (CDC/GAP), the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), World Vision, and the Government of Rwanda. ICF International provided technical assistance to the project through the MEASURE DHS project, a USAID-funded project providing support and technical assistance in the implementation of population and health surveys in countries worldwide.

The 2010 RDHS is designed to provide data for monitoring the population and health situation in Rwanda. It is the fifth Demographic and Health Survey to be conducted in Rwanda. The objective of the survey is to provide up-to-date information on fertility, family planning, childhood mortality, nutrition, maternal and child health, domestic violence, malaria, maternal mortality, awareness and behavior regarding HIV/AIDS, HIV prevalence, malaria prevalence, and anemia prevalence. A nationally representative sample of 13,671 women, age 15–49 from 12,540 surveyed households, and 6,329 men, age 15–59 from half of these households, were interviewed. This represents a response rate of 99 percent for women and 99 percent for men. The sample provides estimates at the national and provincial levels.

The final report is available here


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