Codes and Frequencies
FPNOWUSOMOD indicates whether the woman is currently using some "other" modern contraceptive method to delay or avoid getting pregnant. The meaning of "other" varies depending on the specific contraceptive methods included in a given sample.
The question associated with this variable was included in the female questionnaire.
Apart from universe differences and the contextual meaning of "other," there are no comparability issues.
Comparability with IPUMS-DHS
FPNOWUSOMOD in IPUMS-PMA is similar to the variable FPNOWUSOMOD 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.
- Congo Democratic Republic (Kinshasa) 2013 Round 1 Female and Household: Women age 15-49 who are currently using a method of family planning.
- Cote D'Ivoire 2017 Round 1 Female and Household: Women age 15-49 who are currently using a method of family planning.
- Ghana 2013 Round 1 Female and Household: All persons.
- Congo (Democratic Republic): 2013
- Cote d'Ivoire: 2017
- Ghana: 2013