Codes and Frequencies
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.
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.
- Women aged 15-49.
- Uganda: 2015