Family and Health

Latest from Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS)

July 14, 2021

Based on the 2020 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS), 7.0 percent of the total family members reported that they got ill/sick or injured in the past month preceding the survey; that is, from 01 to 30 June 2020. Of those family members who... Read more about About Seven Percent of Filipino Family Members Got Ill/Sick or Injured in June 2020 (Results from the 2020 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS)

Latest from National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS)

January 20, 2023

Teenage pregnancy among Filipino women aged 15 to 19 years declined from 8.6 percent in 2017 to 5.4 percent in 2022. Among women aged 15 to 19 years who have ever been pregnant as of 2022, the highest percentage was... Read more about Teenage Pregnancy Declined from 8.6 percent in 2017 to 5.4 percent in 2022

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)

September 8, 2009

Presents up-to-date data on prenatal and postpartum care, protection at birth against neonatal tetanus, breastfeeding, and immunization. It offers facts that are useful in influencing policy makers and program managers on the support needed to... Read more about 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)