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BIRTHYR
Woman's birth year

Values for this variable represent a year, except for the following codes:
9995 = Not interviewed (female questionnaire)
9996 = Not interviewed (household questionnaire)
9997 = Don't know
9998 = No response or missing
9999 = NIU (not in universe)

Description

BIRTHYR reports the year the respondent was born. Year of birth is recorded using the Gregorian calendar.

The question associated with this variable was included in the female questionnaire.

Comparability

There are no comparability issues.

Comparability with IPUMS-DHS

BIRTHYR in IPUMS-PMA is similar to the variable BIRTHYEAR in IPUMS-DHS. There may be differences in questionnaire text or the variable's universe; see the Survey Text and Universe Tab of the IPUMS-DHS variable for more information.

Universe

  • Women aged 15-49.

Availability

  • Burkina Faso: 2014-2016
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2014-2016
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2017
  • Ethiopia: 2014-2017
  • Ghana: 2014-2016
  • India: 2016-2017
  • Indonesia: 2015-2016
  • Kenya: 2014-2016
  • Niger: 2015-2017
  • Nigeria: 2014-2017
  • Uganda: 2014-2017