1 = Infrequent sex / husband away
2 = Became pregnant while using
3 = Wanted to become pregnant
4 = Husband / partner disapproved
5 = Wanted more effective method
6 = Side effects / health concerns
7 = Lack of access / too far
8 = Costs too much
9 = Inconvenient to use
10 = Up to God / fatalistic
11 = Difficult to get pregnant / menopausal
12 = Marital dissolution / separation
96 = Other
99 = NIU (not in universe)
CALENDARCDWHY contains a retrospective calendar data for why the woman stopped using a family planning method for 3 years prior to the female interview for Democratic Republic of the Congo 2019. These data are in parallel to the data contained in CALENDARCD, and are contained in a comma delimited string starting in January 2017 going to the month of the interview (either December 2019 or January 2020) reading from right to left.
See the Codes tab for a list of the codes and meanings. Our user note on calendar data contains Stata code to convert this string variable into wide or long form numeric variables.
- Women aged 15-49 who are pregnant, or have used family planning, given birth, or had a pregnancy end within the past 3 years, excluding women who started using their current family planning method more than 3 years ago.
- Congo (Democratic Republic): 2019