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Number of missed periods when she regulated her period

This is a 2-digit variable that represents the number of periods the woman missed when she successfully brought back a period, except for the following codes:

90 = Logical edit - missing
95 = Not interviewed (female questionnaire)
96 = Not interviewed (household questionnaire)
97 = Don't know
98 = No response or missing
99 = NIU (not in universe)


For women aged 15-49 who had ever successfully brought a period back when it was late, REGMISSPERIODNUM reports the number of periods she had missed.

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


There are no comparability issues.


  • Women aged 15-49 who had ever successfully brought back a period when it was late.


  • Burkina Faso: 2021
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2021
  • Niger: 2022