This report summarizes the findings of the 2008 Philippines National Demographic and HealthSurvey (NDHS) carried out by the National Statistics Office (NSO). The NDHS is part of the worldwideMEASURE Demographic and Health Surveys program, which is designed to collect information on a varietyof health-related topics including fertility, family planning, and maternal and child health. The United StatesAgency for International Development (USAID) provided financial assistance for some activities during thepreparatory and processing phases of the project, as well as funding for technical assistance through ICFMacro, an ICF International Company. The opinions expressed in this report are those of the authors and donot necessarily reflect the views of USAID, the Government of the Philippines, or donor organizations.Additional information about the survey may be obtained from the Demographic and Social StatisticsDivision (DSSD) of the Household Statistics Department, NSO, Solicarel Building 1, Ramon MagsaysayBoulevard, Sta. Mesa, Manila (Telephone: (632) 713-7245; Fax (632) 716-1612), or by writing to E-mailaddress: firstname.lastname@example.org.Information about the Demographic and Health Surveys program may be obtained from theMEASURE DHS project, ICF Macro, 11785 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA;Telephone: 301-572-0200; Fax: 301-572-0999, E-mail: email@example.com, Internet:http://www.measuredhs.com.Recommended citation:National Statistics Office (NSO) [Philippines], and ICF Macro. 2009.
National Demographic and HealthSurvey 2008.
Calverton, Maryland: National Statistics Office and ICF Macro.