Kenya demographic and health survey 2022 Key indicators report

January 18, 2023 - 5 Minutes Read - By The Vellum Team

The Kenya demographic and health survey  2022 shows that the average number of sexual partners are 2:3 among women and 7:4 among men in Kenya.

The primary objective of the 2022 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey is to provide up-to-
date estimates of demographic, health, and nutrition indicators to guide the planning,
implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of population and health-related programs at the
national and county levels.

The 2022 KDHS is the seventh DHS survey implemented in Kenya. The Kenya National Bureau
of Statistics (KNBS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and other stakeholders
implemented the survey. Survey planning began in late 2020 with data collection taking place
from February 17 to July 19, 2022.
The specific objectives of the 2022 KDHS are to:
 Estimate fertility levels and contraceptive prevalence
 Estimate childhood mortality
 Provide basic indicators of maternal and child health
 Estimate the Early Childhood Development Index (ECDI)
 Collect anthropometric measures for children, women, and men
 Collect information on children’s nutrition
 Collect information on women’s dietary diversity
 Obtain information on knowledge and behavior related to transmission of HIV and other
sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
 Obtain information on noncommunicable diseases and other health issues
 Ascertain the extent and patterns of domestic violence and female genital mutilation/cutting


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