Family and Health

Latest from National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS)

March 20, 2014

The preliminary results of the 2013 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) indicate some improvement in delivery care in the Philippines. In particular, the findings unveil an increase in facility-based deliveries and in births delivered... Read more about Six in Ten Births Are Delivered in a Health Facility (Preliminary Results from the 2013 National Demographic and Health Survey)

Latest from Family Health Survey (FHS)

May 9, 2013

The 2011 Family Health Survey (FHS) provides information on key family planning indicators including the contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR), contraceptive method mix, and contraceptive users by background... Read more about Contraceptive Use Among Filipino Women (Based from the Results of the 2011 Family Health Survey)

Latest from Family Planning Survey (FPS)

May 16, 2006

Almost half of currently married 15-49 years old women in the Philippines use a family planning method, according to the 2005 Family Planning Survey (FPS). The contraceptive prevalence rate has not changed in the last five years, based on the... Read more about Contraceptive Prevalence Rate remains at 49 percent

Latest from Maternal and Child Health Survey (MCHS)

October 16, 2001

More than 90 percent of women 15 to 49 years of age with children below 3 years old received pre-natal care during pregnancy with their youngest surviving child. Nurses and midwives (49.9%) were the top pre-natal care providers in year 2000,... Read more about NURSES AND MIDWIVES ARE TOP PRENATAL CARE PROVIDERS (Results from the 2000 Maternal and Child Health Survey)

Latest from Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)

June 21, 2010

Twenty-eight percent or 17.3 million Filipino adults age 15 years and older are current tobacco smokers, according to the results of the 2009 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS). Almost half (48 percent or 14.6 million) of adult males and 9... Read more about 17.3 Million Filipino Adults are Current Tobacco Smokers (Final Results from the 2009 Global Adult Tobacco Survey)