Codes and Frequencies
For women who are currently pregnant and plan to use a family planning method other than breastfeeding within one year of giving birth, FPPLANYRWHEN reports when the woman thinks she will begin using the method.
Note that this variable reports only a specific unit of time, i.e. months or years, not the actual duration of the interval. The specific number of months or years is reported in FPPLANYRVAL. For women who reported they would wait months or years, users must use both FPPLANYRWHEN and FPPLANYRVAL to determine the exact amount of time that the woman thinks she will wait before beginning to use a family planning method.
Women who reported that they would begin using a method "immediately (at facility)," "at first postpartum visit," or "not sure yet" were not asked to report a value, and so are excluded from the universe of FPPLANYRVAL.
The question associated with this variable was included in the female questionnaire.
- Women aged 15-49 who are currently pregnant and reported they would use a family planning method other than breastfeeding within one year of giving birth.
- Ethiopia: 2019