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)
FPBEGINUSEYR reports the year the respondent first used her most recent or current family planning method. The instructions in the questionnaire specify that the respondent must have been at least 10 and at least the age she started using her first contraceptive method in the month and year that she reported.
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".
The question associated with this variable was included in the female questionnaire.
- Women age 15-49 who have used a contraceptive method in the past 12 months.
- Burkina Faso: 2014-2016
- Congo (Democratic Republic): 2013-2016
- 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