Unmet need for family planning in Pakistan - PDHS
2006-2007: it's time to re-examine deja vu.
The 2017-18 PDHS
provides estimates at the national level, for urban and rural areas, for four provinces and four regions.
For the first time, the 2017-18 PDHS
provides information on disability.
pointed that factors to reduce child mortality include higher levels of the mother's education, preceding birth interval, size of child at birth and family size.
"However, it has been decided to hold a separate survey on MMR which would be linked with the PDHS
, he said adding, "Some of the clusters which were included in the survey could not be covered because of security issues as we did not want to risk the safety of our staff/teams.
Laparoscopic surgery is technically easy and may be the best surgical method for left PDHs
without bowel necrosis.
Keeping in view the gaps in information, we analyzed the most recent PDHS
2012-2013, to determine the factors that affect ANC utilization in Pakistan.
This article examines some of the determinants of adolescent fertility in Pakistan using secondary data from PDHS
* Development and operation of an Online Learning Management System that offers safety training and professional development hours (PDHs
Nearly all respondents knew about at least single method of contraception and this finding is in an agreement with the findings of Pakistan Demographic and Health survey 2012-13.6 Data of PDHS
is more focused on women while men were not interviewed.
(14-16) In Pakistan, mortality and morbidity historically have been substantially higher among girls than among boys, and the country received attention in Sen's seminal work on "missing women." (17) Indeed, child mortality rates have been higher among girls than among boys in every Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey (PDHS
), and while the gap has narrowed as overall mortality has decreased, it remains evident among children aged 1-4.
Methods: This study has used Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey (PDHS
) data collected by the National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS), Islamabad, Pakistan, and Macro International Inc.