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SONSAWAY
Number of sons living away
Group: Fertility

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Description

SONSAWAY reports the number of sons to whom the woman has given birth who are still alive, but who are not currently living with her.

The related variable SONSATHOME reports the number of sons to whom the woman has given birth who are currently living with her.

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

Comparability

There are no comparability issues.

Comparability with IPUMS-DHS

SONSAWAY in IPUMS-PMA is similar to the variable SONSAWAYHOME in IPUMS-DHS. There may be differences in questionnaire text or the variable's universe; see the Survey Text and Universe Tab of the IPUMS-DHS variable for more information.

Universe

  • Women age 15-49 who have ever given birth and have children living away from them.

Availability

  • Burkina Faso: 2016
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2017
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2017
  • Ethiopia: 2017
  • Ghana: 2016-2017
  • India: 2017
  • Indonesia: 2016
  • Kenya: 2016
  • Niger: 2016-2017
  • Nigeria: 2017
  • Uganda: 2017