Survey on the health status, services utilization and determinants of health of the Syrian refugee population in Turkey (2019)
This publication reports the results of a survey on the health status, services utilization and determinants of health of the Syrian refugee population in Turkey. The general goal of the survey is to determine and better understand the health status of Syrian refugees living outside camps. Among the data available in this report are the measurements of the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of this population, health status including self-reported perceived health in six dimensions and the prevalence of self-reported morbidity for chronic diseases and mental health conditions and the prevalence of chronic diseases risk factors. Moreover, the report shows data concerning the health care service utilization, satisfaction and accessibility with special focus on the geographical variability among Turkish provinces and the health literacy of Syrian refugees. Finally, the report evaluates maternal and child health and health care access, in particular the prevalence of general health conditions among children, the presence of acute conditions among children under 5 years, the vaccination rate (reported by parents) and the antenatal and postnatal care accessibility and utilization by mothers and children.