Codes and Frequencies
SEHEARDLOST reports whether the woman has experienced or heard about a contraceptive method "getting lost in a woman's body" as a side effect of its use. The universe of this variable includes all women who reported having experienced or heard about any side effects of a contraceptive method: this includes current, recent, and past users of contraception as well as women who have heard about but never used contraception.
Users should be careful to distinguish this variable from SEFEARLOST, which indicates whether the woman is concerned about the method getting lost in the body as a side effect of its use.
This question associated with this variable was included in the service delivery point questionnaire.
- Women aged 15-49 who have experienced or heard about any side effects of a contraceptive method.
- Burkina Faso: 2018