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Other reason for not visiting health facility in last 6 months


This is a 78-character string variable.


If a woman did not visit a health facility in the last 6 months, and if she reported that the reason for not visiting a facility was something "other" than those listed on the questionnaire, NVOTHERSP specifies this "other reason." This variable reports the exact string that was entered by the interviewer to describe "other" reasons for not visiting a health facility.

This question is included as part of the Primary Health Care module, which is included in certain female questionnaires. These questions pertain to the woman's attitudes towards and utilization of health care services.

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


There are no comparability issues.


  • Women aged 15-49 who did not visit a health facility in the last 6 months for some "other" reason.


  • Ghana: 2016