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FPHOMVISITY
Visited by health worker about FP in last 12 months

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Description

FPHOMVISITY indicates whether the woman was visited by a health worker who talked to her about family planning in the 12 months preceding the interview.

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

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Ghana
Indonesia
Kenya
Nigeria
Uganda

Comparability

Apart from slight universe differences, there are no comparability issues. Most commonly, this question was worded as "In the last 12 months, were you visited by a health worker who talked to you about family planning?" Samples that diverge from this convention are noted below.

Comparability — Ghana [top]

The Round 4 survey asks "In the last 12 months, were you visited by a community health worker who talked to you about family planning?" (emphasis added)

Comparability — Indonesia [top]

The Round 1 survey asks "In the last 12 months, were you visited by a village health volunteer who talked to you about family planning?" (emphasis added)

Comparability — Kenya [top]

The Round 3 and 4 surveys asks "In the last 12 months, were you visited by a community health worker who talked to you about family planning?" (emphasis added)

Comparability — Nigeria [top]

The Round 1, 2, and 3 surveys asks "In the last 12 months, were you visited by a community health worker who talked to you about family planning?" (emphasis added)

Comparability — Uganda [top]

The Round 1 and 4 surveys asks "In the last 12 months, were you visited by a community health worker who talked to you about family planning?" (emphasis added)

Comparability with IPUMS-DHS

FPHOMVISITY in IPUMS-PMA is similar to FPHOMVISITY in IPUMS-DHS. The wording of the question corresponding to the IPUMS-DHS variable varies slightly, which may affect comparability; see the Survey Text and Universe Tab of the IPUMS-DHS variable for more information.

Universe

  • Women age 15-49.

Availability

  • 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