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Key Indicators: The Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (1996 NDHS- 2016 NDHS)
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IndicatorCharacteristic2016 DHS2011 DHS2006 DHS2001 DHS1996 DHS
Total fertility rateTotal2.32.63.14.14.6
Residence : Urban21.62.12.12.9
Residence : Rural2.92.83.34.44.8
Education : No education3.33.73.94.85.1
Education : Primary2.72.72.83.23.8
Education : Secondary2.11.92.32.22.5
Education : Higher1.81.71.52.12.3
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary3.13.33.64.54.9
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher1.91.92.22.22.5
Region : Eastern2.42.53.13.84.1
Region : Central2.42.534.34.6
Region : Western2.22.53.13.54.7
Region : Midwestern2.53.23.54.75.5
Region : Farwestern2.22.83.54.75.2
Region : Province 12.3    
Region : Province 23    
Region : Province 31.8    
Region : Province 42    
Region : Province 52.4    
Region : Province 62.8    
Region : Province 72.2    
Region : Mountain3    
Region : Hill2.1    
Region : Terai2.5    
Wealth quintile : Lowest3.24.14.7  
Wealth quintile : Second2.53.13.6  
Wealth quintile : Middle2.52.73.1  
Wealth quintile : Fourth2.12.12.7  
Wealth quintile : Highest1.61.51.9  
Married women currently using any method of contraception (*Married women currently modern method of contraception)Total52.649.74839.328.5
Residence : Urban54.859.66062.250.1
Residence : Rural49.248.245.936.926.5
Education : No education58.252.849.336.626.4
Education : Primary50.44745.541.830.8
Education : Secondary46.845.545.350.442.3
Education : Higher51.352.651.557.951.3
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary55.751.148.537.527
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher48.146.846.151.143.5
Wealth quintile : Lowest49.140.432.927.317.7
Wealth quintile : Second53.446.342.631.923.4
Wealth quintile : Middle49.648.249.235.224.7
Wealth quintile : Fourth50.15252.842.329.2
Wealth quintile : Highest60.459.660.961.349.1
Region : Eastern54.146.45045.830.8
Region : Central54.254.75040.231
Region : Western46.146.140.936.926.5
Region : Midwestern52.746.945.535.726.9
Region : Farwestern57.351.951.730.720.8
Region : Province 155.1    
Region : Province 247.7    
Region : Province 360.6    
Region : Province 448.5    
Region : Province 548    
Region : Province 651.1    
Region : Province 757.3    
Region : Mountain54.6    
Region : Hill53.9    
Region : Terai51.4    
*Total42.843.244.235.426
Residence : Urban44.249.854.256.345.1
Residence : Rural40.642.142.533.224.3
Education : No education51.848.846.433.524.5
Education : Primary42.440.541.937.727.8
Education : Secondary34.536.939.442.736.6
Education : Higher33.434.940.942.137.6
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary48.846.445.534.324.9
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher34.136.539.642.736.7
Wealth quintile : Lowest41.835.630.323.815.7
Wealth quintile : Second44.841.140.628.721.2
Wealth quintile : Middle42.643.346.831.723.2
Wealth quintile : Fourth41.745.348.238.926.6
Wealth quintile : Highest4348.953.955.244.9
Region : Eastern41.736.244.837.926.8
Region : Central45.449.946.436.928.6
Region : Western34.938.736.634.325.2
Region : Midwestern46.442.843.133.824.2
Region : Farwestern48.147.149.528.819.6
Region : Province 140.1    
Region : Province 242.2    
Region : Province 349.2    
Region : Province 437.3    
Region : Province 538.9    
Region : Province 644.5    
Region : Province 748.1    
Region : Mountain42.6    
Region : Hill42.4    
Region : Terai43.1    
Unmet need for family planningTotal23.727.524.727.832.4
Residence : Urban22.72019.715.921.1
Residence : Rural25.328.725.62933.4
Education : No education17.922.821.728.332.2
Education : Primary26.43127.72937.1
Education : Secondary30.233.532.123.929.4
Education : Higher23.227.124.418.719
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary20.625.22328.432.8
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher28.232.331.223.428.1
Wealth quintile : Lowest2731.932.133.738.2
Wealth quintile : Second23.728.626.830.935
Wealth quintile : Middle24.328.922.730.832.2
Wealth quintile : Fourth23.826.823.325.731.9
Wealth quintile : Highest20.522.419.21723.7
Region : Eastern23.930.523.82429.6
Region : Central20.12222.226.832
Region : Western29.334.632.430.835.4
Region : Midwestern26.326.925.729.632.3
Region : Farwestern21.324.620.531.234.1
Region : Province 124.9    
Region : Province 220.6    
Region : Province 319.8    
Region : Province 430    
Region : Province 527.9    
Region : Province 625.7    
Region : Province 721.3    
Region : Mountain22.8    
Region : Hill25.5    
Region : Terai22.4    
Demand for family planning satisfied by modern methodsTotal5655.960.952.842.8
Residence : Urban5762.5687263.3
Residence : Rural54.554.859.550.440.5
Education : No education67.964.665.551.741.9
Education : Primary55.251.857.353.340.9
Education : Secondary44.746.750.857.551
Education : Higher44.843.853.95553.5
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary63.960.963.75241.7
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher44.746.251.257.351.3
Wealth quintile : Lowest5549.246.53928.1
Wealth quintile : Second58.154.858.445.736.3
Wealth quintile : Middle57.756.165.14840.7
Wealth quintile : Fourth56.457.563.357.143.6
Wealth quintile : Highest53.259.767.370.561.6
Region : Eastern53.447.160.854.344.3
Region : Central61.16564.255.145.4
Region : Western46.34849.950.640.7
Region : Midwestern58.75860.551.840.9
Region : Farwestern61.161.668.646.635.8
Region : Province 150.1    
Region : Province 261.8    
Region : Province 361.2    
Region : Province 447.5    
Region : Province 551.3    
Region : Province 657.9    
Region : Province 761.1    
Region : Mountain55.1    
Region : Hill53.4    
Region : Terai58.5    
Median age at first marriage [Women]: 25-49Median age at first marriage [Women]: 25-5017.917.51716.716.2
Residence : Urban18.318.517.817.617.2
Residence : Rural17.217.416.916.616.1
Education : No education16.816.616.616.416
Education : Primary17.417.317.117.216.6
Education : Secondary1919.21918.618.7
Education : Higher22.323.221.92223.4
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary1716.816.716.516
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher202019.518.919.4
Region : Eastern18.418.717.517.516.9
Region : Central17.71716.816.315.9
Region : Western1817.717.417.216.5
Region : Midwestern17.617.116.616.516
Region : Farwestern17.316.616.71615
Region : Province 119.4    
Region : Province 216.3    
Region : Province 319.4    
Region : Province 418.4    
Region : Province 517.7    
Region : Province 617.3    
Region : Province 717.3    
Region : Mountain18.1    
Region : Hill18.7    
Region : Terai17.2    
Wealth quintile : Lowest17.51716.9  
Wealth quintile : Second17.417.116.7  
Wealth quintile : Middle17.11716.7  
Wealth quintile : Fourth17.817.516.8  
Wealth quintile : Highest19.519.118.3  
Median age at first sexual intercourse [Women]: 25-49Total17.917.71716.716.3
Residence : Urban18.318.61817.617.3
Residence : Rural17.317.516.916.616.3
Education : No education16.916.716.716.416.1
Education : Primary17.417.517.217.216.7
Education : Secondary18.919.319.118.618.8
Education : Higher22.323.321.92223.2
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary1716.916.716.516.2
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher202019.618.919.5
Region : Eastern18.518.917.617.517.1
Region : Central17.817.216.816.416
Region : Western1817.817.517.216.6
Region : Midwestern17.617.316.716.516.1
Region : Farwestern17.416.716.71615.4
Region : Province 119.3    
Region : Province 216.5    
Region : Province 319.3    
Region : Province 418.4    
Region : Province 517.7    
Region : Province 617.3    
Region : Province 717.4    
Region : Mountain18    
Region : Hill18.7    
Region : Terai17.3    
Wealth quintile : Lowest17.617.116.9  
Wealth quintile : Second17.417.216.7  
Wealth quintile : Middle17.317.116.7  
Wealth quintile : Fourth17.817.716.8  
Wealth quintile : Highest19.519.318.4  
Infant mortality rateTotal3246486478
Residence : Urban3238375061
Residence : Rural4755647995
Education : No education5062698598
Education : Primary3953586180
Education : Secondary3037314258
Education : Higher173112915
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary4660678196
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher2636293953
Wealth quintile : Lowest5061718696
Wealth quintile : Second45566288107
Wealth quintile : Middle42557077104
Wealth quintile : Fourth3153517385
Wealth quintile : Highest2032405364
Region : Eastern3347457879
Region : Central3852527786
Region : Western3653566084
Region : Midwestern42589773115
Region : Farwestern586574112124
Region : Province 131    
Region : Province 243    
Region : Province 329    
Region : Province 423    
Region : Province 542    
Region : Province 647    
Region : Province 758    
Region : Mountain57    
Region : Hill32    
Region : Terai41    
Under-five mortality rateTotal39546191118
Residence : Urban3945476682
Residence : Rural556484112143
Education : No education607393121149
Education : Primary4362677499
Education : Secondary3441355365
Education : Higher2132122225
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary547088114144
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher3040325061
Wealth quintile : Lowest627598130156
Wealth quintile : Second546683125164
Wealth quintile : Middle466491104155
Wealth quintile : Fourth36596397118
Wealth quintile : Highest2436476883
Region : Eastern405560105113
Region : Central466068111138
Region : Western39577384119
Region : Midwestern5073122111178
Region : Farwestern6982100149179
Region : Province 136    
Region : Province 252    
Region : Province 336    
Region : Province 427    
Region : Province 545    
Region : Province 658    
Region : Province 769    
Region : Mountain63    
Region : Hill38    
Region : Terai49    
Pregnancy-related mortality ratioTotal259 (CI: 151 -366) 281 (CI: 178 -384) 543 (CI: 397 -688)
Maternal mortality ratioTotal239 (CI: 134 -345)    
Place of delivery: Health facilityTotal62.340.619.19.87.6
Residence : Urban72.777.250.146.243.8
Residence : Rural50.436.914.97.55.1
Education : No education43.224.28.14.63.8
Education : Primary52.836.519.512.510.7
Education : Secondary7359.339.733.531.8
Education : Higher89.783.580.859.672.2
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary472810.95.94.7
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher78.163.644.33636.5
Wealth quintile : Lowest38.713.94.62.61.7
Wealth quintile : Second52.928.49.73.13.5
Wealth quintile : Middle65.743.412.95.74.8
Wealth quintile : Fourth73.256.224.710.66.2
Wealth quintile : Highest90.384.157.639.229.9
Region : Eastern64.147.717.611.47.2
Region : Central58.939.126.412.411.3
Region : Western66.243.119.310.37.4
Region : Midwestern56.134.815.13.62.7
Region : Farwestern73.633.99.16.63.9
Region : Province 163.5    
Region : Province 252.6    
Region : Province 372.5    
Region : Province 472.9    
Region : Province 564.9    
Region : Province 640.6    
Region : Province 773.6    
Region : Mountain44.7    
Region : Hill64.8    
Region : Terai62.9    
Total57.435.317.79 
Residence : Urban68.671.347.844.6 
Residence : Rural44.231.613.56.6 
Education : No education36.419.37.94.2 
Education : Primary49.231.518.912 
Education : Secondary71.556.74033.3 
Education : Higher8981.377.663.5 
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary41.122.910.45.4 
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher76.760.844.135.8 
Wealth quintile : Lowest33.911.44.32.3 
Wealth quintile : Second46.623.39.33 
Wealth quintile : Middle57.635.411.95.5 
Wealth quintile : Fourth69.551.921.79 
Wealth quintile : Highest89.677.95536.5 
Region : Eastern61.439.616.69.7 
Region : Central53.535.724.211.7 
Region : Western61.73817.49.4 
Region : Midwestern49.729.113.63.8 
Region : Farwestern66.4298.56.1 
Region : Province 162.2    
Region : Province 244.6    
Region : Province 370.7    
Region : Province 468.3    
Region : Province 559.4    
Region : Province 635.6    
Region : Province 766.4    
Region : Mountain41.7    
Region : Hill61    
Region : Terai56.9    
Received all 8 basic vaccinationsTotal77.88782.865.643.3
Residence : Urban78.59086.374.971.1
Residence : Rural7786.682.46541.5
Education : No education67.878.174.35738.1
Education : Primary75.894.688.283.256
Education : Secondary81.593.697.88973.2
Education : Higher94.196.4100  
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary7183.277.861.540.1
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher85.194.198.19074.9
Wealth quintile : Lowest76.684.56854.232.4
Wealth quintile : Second77.283.982.462.434.6
Wealth quintile : Middle70.98487.164.540.8
Wealth quintile : Fourth84.891.590.774.751
Wealth quintile : Highest81.695.793.581.671.1
Region : Eastern80.687.786.273.845.2
Region : Central71.183.178.36043.2
Region : Western83.191.288.964.851
Region : Midwestern78.684.780.869.939
Region : Farwestern83.493.780.559.732.5
Region : Province 179.4    
Region : Province 265.2    
Region : Province 385.3    
Region : Province 492.7    
Region : Province 578.3    
Region : Province 674.9    
Region : Province 783.4    
Region : Mountain74.1    
Region : Hill88    
Region : Terai71.3    
Treatment of diarrhea: Either ORS or RHFTotal57.743.428.230.728.6
Residence : Urban5846.628.837.746.2
Residence : Rural57.343.128.130.327.6
Education : No education54.444.12227.325.8
Education : Primary51.737.528.537.440.5
Education : Secondary57.54738.344.542
Education : Higher76.540.6   
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary53.342.123.628.827.6
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher64.246.141.747.141.7
Wealth quintile : Lowest54.243.917.625.122
Wealth quintile : Second48.940.224.826.425.9
Wealth quintile : Middle59.239.830.63032.7
Wealth quintile : Fourth62.855.336.737.726.9
Wealth quintile : Highest65.238.437.543.448.1
Region : Eastern58.849.131.236.135.7
Region : Central56.141.725.226.129.1
Region : Western61.73625.930.926.8
Region : Midwestern63.749.635.328.425.3
Region : Farwestern41.743.128.43525
Region : Province 158.7    
Region : Province 255.2    
Region : Province 357.8    
Region : Province 557.6    
Region : Province 682.4    
Region : Province 741.7    
Region : Hill53.6    
Region : Terai58.9    
Total61.344.929.332.2 
Residence : Urban61.148.729.345.6 
Residence : Rural61.644.529.331.4 
Education : No education56.344.82429.1 
Education : Primary56.739.62639 
Education : Secondary6148.541.744.8 
Education : Higher8348.1   
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary56.443.324.530.6 
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher68.748.44546.9 
Wealth quintile : Lowest55.546.517.926.6 
Wealth quintile : Second53.142.929.326.8 
Wealth quintile : Middle63.539.129.932.3 
Wealth quintile : Fourth63.156.738.338.1 
Wealth quintile : Highest74.141.639.647.7 
Region : Eastern61.252.730.838.7 
Region : Central59.639.72727.2 
Region : Western64.238.625.733.8 
Region : Midwestern68.952.337.927.5 
Region : Farwestern50.949.131.135.5 
Region : Province 161.6    
Region : Province 256.4    
Region : Province 364.7    
Region : Province 560.7    
Region : Province 684.8    
Region : Province 750.9    
Region : Hill60.9    
Region : Terai60.7    
Children stuntedTotal35.840.549.357.256.6
Residence : Urban3226.736.342.745.6
Residence : Rural40.241.851.158.257.3
Education : No education45.747.657.761.560.5
Education : Primary36.740.646.350.548.7
Education : Secondary3030.629.741.735
Education : Higher21.122.81634.818.4
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary42.545.655.159.758.9
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher27.429.428.239.733.3
Wealth quintile : Lowest49.25661.667.664.5
Wealth quintile : Second38.745.754.961.361
Wealth quintile : Middle35.734.550.454.358.1
Wealth quintile : Fourth32.430.539.853.152.2
Wealth quintile : Highest16.525.83142.139.8
Region : Eastern32.63740.250.846.9
Region : Central34.738.25058.559.2
Region : Western37.537.450.457.559.6
Region : Midwestern4250.357.96256.8
Region : Farwestern35.946.452.559.960.7
Region : Province 132.6    
Region : Province 237    
Region : Province 329.4    
Region : Province 428.9    
Region : Province 538.5    
Region : Province 654.5    
Region : Province 735.9    
Region : Mountain46.8    
Region : Hill32.3    
Region : Terai36.7    
Children wastedTotal9.610.912.611.214.8
Residence : Urban9.28.27.599.2
Residence : Rural1011.213.311.415.1
Education : No education12.313.314.612.816
Education : Primary8.911.38.49.310.8
Education : Secondary8.56.411.46.19.5
Education : Higher7.211.57.92.87.1
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary11.112.713.212.215.3
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher8.17.2115.19.3
Wealth quintile : Lowest8.612.511.512.715.7
Wealth quintile : Second9.110.715.11316.9
Wealth quintile : Middle10.612.915.212.117.5
Wealth quintile : Fourth11.38.812.89.714.5
Wealth quintile : Highest7.37.476.96.5
Region : Eastern13.110.2108.812.9
Region : Central9.811.613.815.514.6
Region : Western610.410.98.112.7
Region : Midwestern8.611.311.68.917.6
Region : Farwestern9.210.916.712.619.2
Region : Province 111.8    
Region : Province 214.3    
Region : Province 34.2    
Region : Province 45.8    
Region : Province 57.6    
Region : Province 67.2    
Region : Province 79.2    
Region : Mountain6.1    
Region : Hill6.3    
Region : Terai12.1    
Children underweightTotal2728.838.642.742.3
Residence : Urban23.416.523.227.924.6
Residence : Rural31.13040.743.843.5
Education : No education36.738.446.647.846.5
Education : Primary2826.131.134.530.9
Education : Secondary21.318.12425.822.3
Education : Higher13.78.611.319.68.5
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary33.534.84345.644.5
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher1916.522.623.920.9
Wealth quintile : Lowest32.940.34751.349.8
Wealth quintile : Second28.131.645.94747.1
Wealth quintile : Middle3328.841.744.646.4
Wealth quintile : Fourth23.522.93137.538.4
Wealth quintile : Highest11.410.118.925.221.4
Region : Eastern26.525.432.836.335.3
Region : Central2829.538.346.744.5
Region : Western23.723.238.638.740.9
Region : Midwestern29.136.943.445.643.5
Region : Farwestern28.232.643.747.650.3
Region : Province 124.5    
Region : Province 236.6    
Region : Province 313.4    
Region : Province 414.9    
Region : Province 527.2    
Region : Province 635.5    
Region : Province 728.2    
Region : Mountain28.5    
Region : Hill18.1    
Region : Terai32.5    
Median duration of exclusive breastfeedingTotal4.24.32.54.14.7
Residence : Urban3.93.42.20.83.9
Residence : Rural4.54.32.64.34.8
Education : No education4.35.22.54.65
Education : Primary4.54.73.734.8
Education : Secondary3.83.32.22.63.2
Education : Higher4.42.81.44.13.7
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary4.452.94.35
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher43.22.12.73.3
Wealth quintile : Lowest4.94.63.64.55.3
Wealth quintile : Second3.74.62.43.44.8
Wealth quintile : Middle4.54.72.84.65.5
Wealth quintile : Fourth3.74.32.254.4
Wealth quintile : Highest3.62.31.82.43.7
Region : Eastern3.53.62.33.84.4
Region : Central3.64.82.24.34.7
Region : Western4.93.63.23.44.2
Region : Midwestern4.943.44.95.4
Region : Farwestern5.25.53.13.75.6
Region : Province 13.3    
Region : Province 23.7    
Region : Province 33.6    
Region : Province 44.6    
Region : Province 54.9    
Region : Province 65.4    
Region : Province 75.2    
Region : Mountain4.7    
Region : Hill4    
Region : Terai4.2    
Women receiving an HIV test and receiving test results in the last 12 monthsResidence : Urban4.73.9   
Residence : Rural3.42.7   
Education : No education1.91.7   
Education : Primary2.82.3   
Education : Secondary5.13.4   
Education : Higher9.17.9   
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary2.21.9   
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher6.34.2   
Wealth quintile : Lowest3.52.8   
Wealth quintile : Second3.31.9   
Wealth quintile : Middle3.31.8   
Wealth quintile : Fourth4.23.5   
Wealth quintile : Highest6.74.2   
Total 15-494.32.9   
Region : Eastern2.92.3   
Region : Central3.51.9   
Region : Western4.92.7   
Region : Midwestern4.74.4   
Region : Farwestern8.96.4   
Region : Province 13.3    
Region : Province 21.3    
Region : Province 35    
Region : Province 44.3    
Region : Province 55.8    
Region : Province 62.9    
Region : Province 78.9    
Region : Mountain3.1    
Region : Hill5.3    
Region : Terai3.5    
Men receiving an HIV test and receiving test results in the last 12 monthsTotal8.17.5   
Residence : Urban8.59.7   
Residence : Rural7.27   
Education : No education3.91.9   
Education : Primary5.83.6   
Education : Secondary9.69.7   
Education : Higher8.510.1   
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary5.22.9   
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher9.39.8   
Wealth quintile : Lowest5.33.9   
Wealth quintile : Second3.53.5   
Wealth quintile : Middle9.27.9   
Wealth quintile : Fourth10.69   
Wealth quintile : Highest9.710.4   
Total 15-498.17.5   
Region : Eastern9.67.7   
Region : Central8.47.3   
Region : Western68.4   
Region : Midwestern6.16.6   
Region : Farwestern106.7   
Region : Province 18    
Region : Province 211.2    
Region : Province 37.6    
Region : Province 46.3    
Region : Province 56    
Region : Province 65.4    
Region : Province 710    
Region : Mountain9    
Region : Hill7.9    
Region : Terai8.1    
Physical or sexual violence committed by husband/partnerResidence : Urban23.425.4   
Residence : Rural25.629.1   
Education : No education32.136.1   
Education : Primary26.424.1   
Education : Secondary16.219.7   
Education : Higher11.915.3   
Education (2 groups) : No education or primary30.432.8   
Education (2 groups) : Secondary or higher14.918.8   
Wealth quintile : Lowest22.730.4   
Wealth quintile : Second26.531.3   
Wealth quintile : Middle29.535.8   
Wealth quintile : Fourth24.928.6   
Wealth quintile : Highest17.116.5   
Total 15-4924.328.2   
Region : Eastern23.932.2   
Region : Central28.628.8   
Region : Western19.520.3   
Region : Midwestern23.631.5   
Region : Farwestern20.223.8   
Region : Province 120.4    
Region : Province 235.2    
Region : Province 322.6    
Region : Province 413.1    
Region : Province 526.9    
Region : Province 617.7    
Region : Province 720.2    
Region : Mountain16.2    
Region : Hill17.9    
Region : Terai30.6    
Women with secondary or higher educationResidence : Urban56.863.752.137.936.5
Residence : Rural38.639.225.110.66.5
Wealth quintile : Lowest33.416.412.43.81.4
Wealth quintile : Second41.926.715.94.82.3
Wealth quintile : Middle39.135.319.57.44.3
Wealth quintile : Fourth53.151.435.612.49
Wealth quintile : Highest77.274.6593930
Total 15-495042.829.313.29
Region : Eastern51.450.332.716.511.5
Region : Central47.33927.411.59.7
Region : Western57.148.135.918.110
Region : Midwestern4635.6259.25.8
Region : Farwestern46.934.222.96.33.7
Region : Province 156.6    
Region : Province 229.3    
Region : Province 361.1    
Region : Province 461.7    
Region : Province 550.2    
Region : Province 645.4    
Region : Province 746.9    
Region : Mountain44.4    
Region : Hill57.8    
Region : Terai44    
Women who are literateResidence : Urban75.282.875.864 
Residence : Rural58.86450.632.2 
Wealth quintile : Lowest58.744.136.720.6 
Wealth quintile : Second63.552.942.623.2 
Wealth quintile : Middle58.960.945.928 
Wealth quintile : Fourth70.476.56237.4 
Wealth quintile : Highest90.49181.469.1 
Total 15-4969.166.754.535.3 
Region : Eastern67.971.955.938.1 
Region : Central64.559.650.527.9 
Region : Western78.17764.650.9 
Region : Midwestern71.662.254.732.4 
Region : Farwestern6761.248.124.4 
Region : Province 177.7    
Region : Province 238.5    
Region : Province 382    
Region : Province 486.4    
Region : Province 572.6    
Region : Province 666.2    
Region : Province 767    
Region : Mountain64.3    
Region : Hill80.8    
Region : Terai59.8    
Households with electricityTotal90.576.351.224.617.9
Residence : Urban94.29790.185.778.4
Residence : Rural84.572.943.217.412.1
Region : Eastern90.38048.827.815.2
Region : Central9576.858.129.128.5
Region : Western94.186.161.330.216.7
Region : Midwestern75.158.6477.67
Region : Farwestern85.263.621.311.54.4
Region : Province 190.3    
Region : Province 289.9    
Region : Province 397.9    
Region : Province 495.6    
Region : Province 588.2    
Region : Province 667.5    
Region : Province 785.2    
Region : Mountain84.6    
Region : Hill91.2    
Region : Terai90.7    
Total fertility rate 15-49Total fertility rate for the three years preceding the survey for age group 15-49 expressed per woman
Married women currently using any method of contraceptionPercentage of currently married or in union women currently using any method of contraception
Married women currently using any modern method of contraceptionPercentage of currently married or in union women currently using any modern method of contraception
Unmet need for family planningPercentage of currently married or in union women with an unmet need for family planning
Demand for family planning satisfied by modern methodsPercentage of demand for family planning satisfied by modern methods is calculated as the number of currently married women using modern methods of family planning divided by the number of currently married women with demand for family planning (either with unmet need or currently using any family planning)
Median age at first marriage [Women]: 25-49Median age at first marriage or union in years among women age 25-49
Median age at first sexual intercourse [Women]: 25-49Median age at first sexual intercourse in years among women age 25-49
Infant mortality rateProbability of dying before the first birthday (in the ten years preceding the survey [five years for Total]) per 1,000 live births
Under-five mortality rateProbability of dying before the fifth birthday (in the ten years preceding the survey [five years for Total]) per 1,000 live births
Place of delivery: Health facilityPercentage of live births in the five (or three) years preceding the survey delivered at a health facility
Received all 8 basic vaccinationsPercentage of children 12-23 months who had received all 8 basic vaccinations
Treatment of diarrhea: Either ORS or RHFPercentage of children born in the five (or three) years preceding the survey with diarrhea in the two weeks preceding the survey who received either oral rehydration solution (ORS) or recommended home fluids (RHF)
Children stuntedPercentage of children stunted (below -2 SD of height for age according to the WHO standard)
Children wastedPercentage of children wasted (below -2 SD of weight for height according to the WHO standard)
Children underweightPercentage of children underweight (below -2 SD of weight for age according to the WHO standard)
Median duration of exclusive breastfeedingMedian duration of exclusive breastfeeding (months)
Children under 5 who slept under an insecticide-treated net (ITN)Percentage of children under age five who slept under an insecticide treated net (ITN) the night before the survey
HIV prevalence among womenPercentage HIV positive among adult women who were tested. Data are shown with lower and upper bounds of the confidence intervals showing the range of the estimate with 95% probability. Starting around 2015 The DHS Program changed the HIV testing algorithm to add a confirmatory test for all EIA positive specimens. This change may affect trends in HIV prevalence estimates in some countries.
HIV prevalence among menPercentage HIV positive among adult men who were tested. Data are shown with lower and upper bounds of the confidence intervals showing the range of the estimate with 95% probability. Starting around 2015 The DHS Program changed the HIV testing algorithm to add a confirmatory test for all EIA positive specimens. This change may affect trends in HIV prevalence estimates in some countries.
HIV prevalence among general populationPercentage HIV positive among adult respondents who were tested. Data are shown with lower and upper bounds of the confidence intervals showing the range of the estimate with 95% probability. Starting around 2015 The DHS Program changed the HIV testing algorithm to add a confirmatory test for all EIA positive specimens. This change may affect trends in HIV prevalence estimates in some countries.
Women receiving an HIV test and receiving test results in the last 12 monthsPercentage of women who received an HIV test in the 12 months preceding the interview and received the test results
Men receiving an HIV test and receiving test results in the last 12 monthsPercentage of men who received an HIV test in the 12 months preceding the interview and received the test results
Pregnancy-related mortality ratioPregnancy-related mortality ratio for the seven years preceding the survey expressed per 1,000 women-years of exposure. Pregnancy-related deaths are deaths during pregnancy, delivery and in the two months following delivery, including deaths due to accidents or violence
Maternal mortality ratioMaternal mortality ratio for the seven years preceding the survey expressed per 100,000 live births, calculated as the age-adjusted maternal mortality rate times 100 divided by the age-adjusted general fertility rate. Maternal deaths are deaths to adult females during pregnancy, delivery or in the 42 days following delivery, excluding those due to accidents or violence.
Women circumcised (FGC)Percentage of women circumcised (women who experienced female genital cutting (FGM))
Physical or sexual violence committed by husband/partnerPercentage of ever married women who have ever experienced physical or sexual violence committed by their husband or partner
Women who are literatePercentage of women who are literate
Women with secondary or higher educationPercentage of women with secondary or higher education
Households with electricityPercentage of households with electricity
ICF International, 2015. The DHS Program STATcompiler. Funded by USAID. https://www.statcompiler.com. November 13 2017

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