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Type of health insurance

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For women who reported having health insurance, INSTYPEGH reports the type of insurance they have.

Note that the majority of respondents report having national/district health insurance through the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). NHIS is a universal health insurance program introduced in 2003 in Ghana with the aim of providing equitable access and financial coverage for basic health care services to all residents of Ghana.

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


There are no comparability issues.


  • Women age 15-49 who reported having health insurance.


  • Ghana: 2014-2015