Presentation on theme: "SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS Cambodia DHS and Measure DHS+ Survey Objectives and Methodology Housing and Characteristics of the Population Fertility and its Determinants."— Presentation transcript:
SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS Cambodia DHS and Measure DHS+ Survey Objectives and Methodology Housing and Characteristics of the Population Fertility and its Determinants Fertility Preferences Family Planning Abortion Women’s Status Domestic Violence HIV/AIDS and Other STIs Health Status and Utilization of Health Services Infant, Child and Maternal Mortality Maternal and Child Health Infant Feeding & Childhood and Maternal Nutrition
Fertility Preferences Desire for more children Ideal number and fertility planning
Fertility preferences of women
Women who do not want more children, by residence and education Percent
< 35% 35% to 45% 45% and + The desire to limit childbearing varies greatly by region: Kampong Spueu (3%) Kampong Thum (13%) Takaev Preah V./Stueng T./Kracheh Siem Reab/Otdar Mean Chey CAMBODIA Kampot/Krong K./ K.P. Sihanouk Phnom Penh Mondol K./Rotanak K. Kampong Chhnang Prey Veaeng Svay Rieng Bantey Mean Chey Kampong Cham Kaoh Kong Kandal Bat Dambang/ Krong Pailin (53%) Pousat (67%)
Desire for more children Ideal number and fertility planning Fertility Preferences
Women with no children:Women with no children: “How many children would you like to have if you could choose the number of children to have?” Women with children:Women with children: “If you could go back to the time when you did not have children and could choose exactly the number of children to have, how many children would you have liked to have?” Ideal number of children
Ideal number of children, for all women Average number of children
3.5 3.6 to 3.8 3.9 and + The ideal number of children does not vary much by region: Phnom Penh (3.1) Svay Rieng Prey Veaeng Pousat Bat Dambang/ Krong Pailin Takaev CAMBODIA Kaoh Kong Mean Chey Kandal Bantey Mean Chey Siem Reab/Otdar M. Kampot/Krong K./ K.P. Sihanouk Kampong Thum Kampong Chhnang Preah V./Stueng T./Kracheh Kampong Cham Mondol K./ Rotanak K. Kampong Spueu (4.3)
The ideal number of children has been decreasing by generation Number of children Age
(Actual TFR) (4.0) (3.1) (4.2) (4.5) (4.0) (2.9) Are women having more children than they would like?
Were pregnancies planned, at the time of the conception?
Fecund women are considered to have an unmet need for family planning if:. They either wish to space their next birth or.They want to limit childbearing. They either wish to space their next birth or.They want to limit childbearing BUT are not using family planning!
Unmet need* by residence and education * Among currently married women
Nationwide, 42 percent of the total demand in family planning is satisfied
Main Findings 2 women in 5 do not want anymore children. The more educated women are the less likely to limit their childbearing. The ideal family size is 3.6 children among women and it is decreasing by generation.
1 in 3 pregnancies was mistimed or unwanted at the time of conception. Unmet need for family planning is 33% and the percentage of demand satisfied is 42%.