Use this option if persons are the unit of analysis. Each record represents a household member, including resident women of childbearing age. Variables shown are based on either the household or female questionnaire.
Childbearing age is typically defined as ages 15-49.
Use this option if service delivery providers are the unit of analysis. Each record represents one facility, drawn from the same enumeration areas from which households were sampled.
Service delivery points include hospitals, health centers, clinics, pharmacies, and other facilities that might provide family planning services or products. The questionnaire was completed by a competent staff person at the facility.
Use this option if infants or women who have just given birth are the unit of analysis. Each record represents one infant.
These data are from a Maternal and Newborn Health survey, in which pregnant women are interviewed several time before and after delivery.