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FPEVUSLAM
Ever used LAM

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Description

FPEVUSLAM indicates whether the woman has ever used the Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) to delay or avoid pregnancy. Women can avoid pregnancy by breastfeeding often, for up to 6 months after childbirth, or until her menstrual period returns.

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

Comparability

There are no comparability issues.

Comparability with IPUMS-DHS

FPEVUSLAM in IPUMS-PMA is similar to the variable FPEVUSLAM 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

  • Uganda: 2015