Codes and Frequencies
FERTPREF indicates whether or not the woman wanted to have a child (or another child) in the future.
The question associated with this variable was included in the female questionnaire.
There are no comparability issues.
Comparability with IPUMS-DHS
FERTPREF in IPUMS-PMA is similar to the variable FERTPREF in IPUMS-DHS. There may be differences in questionnaire text or the variable's universe; please see the Survey Text and Universe Tab of the IPUMS-DHS variable for more information.
- Women aged 15-49.
- Burkina Faso: 2014-2018, 2020-2021
- Congo (Democratic Republic): 2013-2020
- Cote d'Ivoire: 2017-2018, 2020
- Ethiopia: 2014-2019
- Ghana: 2013-2017
- India: 2016-2018, 2020
- Indonesia: 2015-2016
- Kenya: 2014-2020
- Niger: 2015-2018
- Nigeria: 2014-2020
- Uganda: 2014-2020