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STERCHECK
Has ever been sterilized

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Description

STERCHECK indicates whether the woman had been sterilized. This variable does not represent all the women in the sample that have been sterilized. STERCHECK is a probe to identify women who did not already report female sterilization when asked if they currently used a method of family planning.

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

Comparability

There are no comparability problems.

Universe

  • Women aged 15-49 who are not pregnant or using a family planning method, or did not report being sterilized.

Availability

  • India: 2017-2018