Table 1

Countries, data sources and sample sizes

Country abbr.Survey typeSurvey yearOldest cohortYoungest cohortSample size
BeninBJDHS2011/121965–691995–9716 152
Burkina FasoBFDHS20101965–691990–9415 430
Central African RepublicCFMICS20101965–691990–9410 562
ChadTDDHS2014/151965–691995–9911 402
Côte d’IvoireCIDHS2011/121965–691995–979708
DjiboutiDJMICS20061965–691990–915471
EgyptEGDHS20141965–691995–9921 441
EritreaERDHS20021965–691985–876659
EthiopiaETDHS20051965–691985–8911 367
GambiaGMDHS20131965–691995–9810 060
GhanaGHMICS20111965–691995–969992
GuineaGNDHS20121965–691995–978852
Guinea-BissauGWMICS20141965–691995–9910 193
KenyaKEDHS20141965–691995–9914 682
MaliMLDHS2012/131965–691995–9710 259
MauritaniaMRMICS20151965–691995–9913 612
NigeriaNGDHS20131965–691995–9835 983
SenegalSNDHS20141965–691995–998453
Sierra LeoneSLDHS20131965–691995–9816 371
SomaliaSOMICS20061965–691990–916241
SudanSDMICS20141965–691995–9918 292
TanzaniaTZDHS2015/161965–691995–9912 619
TogoTGDHS2013/141965–691995–999369
Total293 170
  • DHS, Demographic and Health Survey; MICS, Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey.