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COHABLASTSTARTYR
Year started living with current or most recent husband or partner

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

COHABLASTSTARTYR reports the year the respondent started living with her current or most recent husband or partner.

Enumerators were instructed to enter the date as January 1st, 2020 if the respondent did not give a response to the associated survey question. IPUMS has recoded these cases to "No response or missing".

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

Comparability

In some samples, enumerators are instructed to confirm the respondent's answer if she reported living with a husband or partner before age 15. See questionnaire text for more details.

Universe

  • Women aged 15 to 49 who have ever married.

Availability

  • Burkina Faso: 2014-2016
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2014-2016
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2017
  • Ethiopia: 2014-2017
  • Ghana: 2013-2016
  • India: 2016-2017
  • Indonesia: 2015-2016
  • Kenya: 2014-2016
  • Niger: 2015-2017
  • Nigeria: 2014-2017
  • Uganda: 2014-2017