Nigeria

Five rounds of the PMA2020 family planning survey were completed in Nigeria between 2015 and 2018. The PMA Abortion module was added in 2018 to measure abortion incidence.  

 

Nigeria was one of three sites for development of the Womens’ and Girls’ Empowerment module. PMA Agile data were collected in three urban areas from facilities and clients.


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Survey Results Summaries

PMA uses innovative mobile technology to support low-cost, rapid-turnaround surveys monitoring key health and development indicators. Surveys are completed by resident enumerators, uploaded to a central server via a mobile data network, cleaned and analyzed. Results are disseminated shortly after.

Technical Area Survey Results Brief Indicators Report
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Lagos, SDP, 2017-19 English
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Lagos, Client, 2018-19 English
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Kano, SDP, 2017-19 English
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Kano, Client, 2018-19 English
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Ogun, SDP, 2018 English
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Ogun, Client, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Lagos, Round 2, 2015 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Kano, Round 1, 2016 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Taraba, Round 3, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Taraba, Round 2, 2017 English
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Taraba, Round 1, 2016 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Taraba, Round 1, 2016 English English
Family Planning PMA2020, Rivers, Round 3, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Rivers, Round 2, 2017 English
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Rivers, Round 1, 2016 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Rivers, Round 1, 2016 English English
Family Planning PMA2020, Oyo, Round 1, 2017 English
Abortion PMA2020, National, Round 3, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, National, Round 3, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, National, Round 2, 2017 English English
Adolescent & Young Adults PMA2020, National, Round 2, 2017 English
Family Planning PMA2020, National, Round 1, 2016 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Nasarawa, Round 3, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Nasarawa, Round 2, 2017 English
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Nasarawa, Round 1, 2016 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Nasarawa, Round 1, 2016 English English
Family Planning PMA2020, Lagos, Round 5, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Lagos, Round 4, 2017 English
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Lagos, Round 3, 2016 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Lagos, Round 3, 2016 English English
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Lagos, Round 2, 2015 English
Menstrual Hygiene Management PMA2020, Lagos, Round 2, 2015 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Lagos, Round 1, 2014 English English
Family Planning PMA2020, Kano, Round 3, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Kano, Round 2, 2017 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Kano, Round 2, 2017 English
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Kano, Round 1, 2016 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Kaduna, Round 5, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Kaduna, Round 4, 2017 English
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Kaduna, Round 3, 2016 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Kaduna, Round 3, 2016 English English
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Kaduna, Round 2, 2015 English
Menstrual Hygiene Management PMA2020, Kaduna, Round 2, 2015 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Kaduna, Round 2, 2015 English English
Family Planning PMA2020, Kaduna, Round 1, 2014 English English
Family Planning PMA2020, Anambra, Round 3, 2018 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Anambra, Round 2, 2017 English
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Anambra, Round 1, 2016 English
Family Planning PMA2020, Anambra, Round 1, 2016 English English

Snapshot of Indicators

Snapshot of Indicators (SOIs) are online tables  that provide a summary of key family planning indicators and information on sample design, questionnaires, data processing, response rates and sample error estimates.

View indicators for each study region in Nigeria by round

Research in Nigeria

16.6%

of women reported an unmet need for family planning in 2018, down from 20.4% in 2016

Publications

PMA has a variety of publications including briefs, reports and overview documents  that may be used to inform health policy and programming decisions.

Implementing Partner

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Centre for Research, Evaluation Resources and Development (CRERD)

Centre for Research, Evaluation Resources and Development (CRERD) is a non-profit, non­ governmental organization concerned with improving the understanding and delivery of population and health services and environmental development in Nigeria and other countries in Africa.

CRERD

Principal Investigator

Musa Sani Zakirai

Musa Sani Zakirai, PhD

A Demographer trained in Nigeria, Dr. Musa Sani Zakirai has been involved in both quantitative and qualitative data collection activities in Nigeria since 1990 . An excellent trainer, Dr. Musa holds a doctorate and master’s degrees in Demography and Social Statistics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography from Bayero University, Kano. Musa has participated in survey and development of training activities with the Gates Institute of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has combed every state in Nigeria on survey work with the National Population Commission or CRERD. 

Co-Principal Investigator

Funmilola OlaOlorun

Funmilola OlaOlorun, PhD, MPH, MBBS

Dr. Funmilola OlaOlorun is a senior lecturer in the Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and an Honorary Consultant to the University College Hospital, Ibadan. Dr. OlaOlorun was trained as a community health physician, and she has over 10 years of experience in community-based research in southwest Nigeria. Dr. OlaOlorun has been involved in research on the association between involvement in household decision-making and contraceptive use as well as women’s fertility preferences and contraceptive use. She has also conducted research on menopause, intimate partner violence and professional support for breastfeeding. Before joining the PMA team, Funmi served as coordinator of the Family Health and Wealth Study for 3 years, also funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health. Funmi holds medical (MBBS) and master’s (MPH) degrees from the University of Ibadan and a PhD from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland. 

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