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December 7, 2020

    Added samples.

    • Added samples for Benin 2017, Guinea 2018, Mali 2018, Nigeria 2018, and Zambia 2018
    • Added new countries: Chad (1996, 2004, 2014), Liberia (1986, 2007, 2013), Sri Lanka (1987)
    • Added interim DHS surveys: Egypt (2003), Rwanda (2008)

    Edited variables.

    • Changed variable formerly called VACAVITSINCE to VACVITAAGO, made 3 digit variable
    • For DELWHR_ALL, changed to two-digit composite coding
    • For ABORTPLACE, changed "Other" codes from 4000s to 5000s to accommodate new sample, added code 5003 for "Abortionist's house," added code 5004 for "Other house"
    • For KNOWSFRENCH, changed to 2-digit composite coding to accommodate new sample
    • For KIDRESTYP, changed "Abroad" code from 31 to 40 to accommodate new sample
    • For PREVRESTYP, Changed "Abroad" code from 31 to 40 to accommodate new sample
    • For HCMSRC, added code 5900 for "Current partner had condom"
    • For HCMSRCMN, added code 5900 for "current partner had condom," code 5140 for "street commerce"
    • For SAMPLE, SAMPLESTR, IDHSPID, and IDHSHID, for Egyptian samples, added interim 2003 sample as code 81805. This changes sample 2005 to code 81806, sample 2008 to code 81807, and sample 2014 to code 81808.
    • For SAMPLE, SAMPLESTR, IDHSPID, and IDHSHID, for Rwandan samples, added interim 2008 sample as code 64604. This changes sample 2010 to code 64605 (was formerly code 6404) and sample 2014 to code 64606 (was formerly code 64605).
    • For COOKWHERE, added code 5 for "On a porch"
    • For CONLSRC, added code 5800 for "Current partner had condom," code 5120 for "Gas station," code 5130 for "street commerce," code 1636 for "public fieldworker," code 2800 for "private chemist/patent medicine seller"
    • For CONLSRCMN, added code 5800 for "Current partner had condom," code 5150 for "kiosk", added code 1636 for "fieldworker", added code 2310 for "private chemical/drug store"
    • For LIGHTSOURCE, added code 76 for "battery," code 77 for "Chinese lantern, and changed "no light" to code 79
    • For TVFQMN, changed to 3-digit variable
    • For CONLBRAND, added new codes for various condom brands, changed numbering of codes
    • For CONLBRANDMN, added new codes for various condom brands, changed numbering of codes
    • For FPCONRECSRCMN, added code 5301 for "Religious institution"
    • For MARCHOICE, added code 11 for "Respondent's choice with family's opinion," added code 12 for "Respondent's choice without family opinion," and added "Family" as code 21; changed numbering of codes under "arranged by someone else"
    • For MARENDWHY, added code 4 for "Still married"
    • For RELIGION
    • For RELIGIONMN
    • For CON1STSEX, changed to 2-digit coding to distinguish between male and female condom where possible
    • For INJSOURCE, added code 356 for "Other mission facility"
    • For ALFREQ, added code 400 for "Other"
    • For CONUSPAR1MN, CONUSPAR2MN, and CONUSPAR3MN, changed to 2-digit composite coding
    • For CON1STSEXMN, changed to 2-digit composite coding
    • For RELATEMN, changed code numbering to match parallel women's variable, added code 12 for "stepchild"
    • For WHYDROPOUT, added code 19 for "Had no birth certificate"
    • For EVERMARRIEDMN, changed to 2-digit coding to accommodate new sample
    • For ETHNICITYML, changed to 3-digit coding to accommodate new sample
    • For ETHNICITYMN_ML, changed to 3-diigt coding to accommodate new sample
    • For FCDPERF_ALL, added new response code 240 for "Matron." This change makes "Matron" a possible response category for all the daughters covered in the FCPERF_ALL series of variables.
    • For GEOALT_IA2015, removed duplicate code listings for Hamirpur, Aurangabad, Bilaspur, Bijapur, Pratapgarh, and Raigarh
    • For ABORTWHY, added code 45 for "too old to have child"
    • For FSTREATSUC, added code 20 for "Sought but did not receive treatment"
    • For ATLWHERE, added new codes for private hospital/clinic, private doctor, private clinic
    • For ATLWHEREMN, added new codes for mission clinic, private hospital/clinic, private clinic, private doctor, NGO TASC, and NGO FLAS
    • For AIDTLASTANTE, added new codes for private hospital/clinic, private doctor, private clinic, public laboratory, NGO TASC, and NGO FLAS
    • For SXEXMARP4WKNO, added new codes for 2, 3, and 4 extra-marital partners.
    • For SXUNMARP4WKNO, added code 0 for "No sexual partners in last 4 weeks"
    • For SXEXMAR4WKNO, added codes 13 to 20.
    • For SXUNMAR4WKNO, added codes for 0 and 29-35.
    • Changed GEO_BJ1996_2011 to GEO_BJ1996_2017
    • Changed GEO_ML1987_2012, GEO_ML1995_2012 to GEO_ML1987_2018, GEO_ML1995_2018
    • Changed GEO_NG2003_2013 to GEO_NG2003_2018, changed GEOALT_NG2008_2013 to GEOALT_NG2008_2018
    • Changed GEO_GN1999_2012 to GEO_GN1999_2018, changed GEO_GN2005_2012 to GEO_GN2005_2018
    • Changed GEO_ZM1992_2013 to GEO_ZM1992_2018
    • For FSTREATWHO, added new code for "abortionist"
    • For ETHNICITYET, changed to 3 digit variable, changed codes to accommodate more responses
    • For ANMALSRC, added new code (3) for "Community health worker," changed "Other source" to code 4
    • For PREGTERMPREV, changed variable label to read "(in last 5 years)" instead of "(prior to last 5 years)"
    • For DELPPCHKALOC, added code 3800 for "Private midwife's clinic"
    • For DELCESRWHY, changed to 3-digit composite coding to accommodate new sample
    • For EDABSENTWHY, changed "other" from code 60 to code 70, made code 60 mean "school access problems," added other codes
    • For TOHANDROLLWK, added codes 11 to 14 to accommodate new sample
    • For TOCIGARWK, added codes 5 to 7 to accommodate new sample
    • For TOSNUFFNDAY, added codes 17 to 20 to accommodate new sample
    • For TOCHEWDAY, added codes 4 to 7 to accommodate new sample
    • For TOSMOKELESSOTHDAY, added codes 3 to 7 to accommodate new sample
    • For TOSNUFFMWK, added codes 9 to 14 to accommodate new sample
    • For TOSNUFFNWK, added codes 9 to 23 to accommodate new sample
    • For FSAFTALL, added code 32 for "other-bad water" and code 33 for "other-injection"
    • For FCPERF, added code 130 for "auxiliary nurse" and changed "birth attendant" to code 140
    • For ATLWHERE, added code 5021 for "school/cultural center," code 4201 for "religious health center/dispensary," code 1251 for "sub-divisional medical center/integrated health center/dispensary," and changed code for "school" from 5002 to code5020
    • For HFNOSATWHY, added codes for new categories and reordered codes to play "No medication" and "poor equipment" near each other

May 29, 2019

    Added samples.

    • Data added for Pakistan 2017
    • Added samples for Jordan (7), Nepal (5), and South Africa (2)

    Expanded variables.

    • Men are available as a fifth unit of analysis.

    Edited variables.

    • The contextual variables were recalculated based on more recent source data.
    • Contextual data are temporarily unavailable for the Uganda samples.
    • The HCxx variables on recent sources of health care were replaced with a new series of HC general and country-specific variables on recent sources of health care.
    • For FEVTRPK1, FEVTRPK2, FEVTRPK3, FEVTRPK4, FEVTRPK5, FEVTRPK9, and FEVTRPK10, changed to 2-digit composite coding to accommodate new sample.
    • For WHYSTBRFD, WHYSTBRFD_ALL, WHYNOBRFD, and WHYNOBRFD_ALL, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For DIAGIVSOLUT and DIAGIVORS, changed "No" to 0 and changed "Yes" responses to 10, 11, and 12.
    • For ETHNICITYGH and ETHNICITYNG2, changed integrated codes to uniquely identify different responses.
    • For BIOMEASCODE, changed to 5-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For CERVCANLWHEN, changed to 2-digit composite coding to accommodate new sample.
    • For DVOFQ, changed "No" to 0 and changed "Yes" responses to 10, 11, 12, and 13.
    • For ORSCONTAINER, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For ORSPACKAMT, changed to 2-digit composite coding to accommodate new sample.
    • For PCNUM, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For TBDIAGWHEN, changed to 2-digit composite coding to accommodate new sample.
    • For TRBOIL, changed "No" to 0 and changed "Yes" responses to 10, 11, and 12.

December 4, 2018

    Added samples.

    • Added samples for Afghanistan (1), Angola (1), Burundi (3), Lesotho (3), Myanmar (1), Namibia (4), and Senegal (10)

    Edited variables.

    • For KIDAGEINFO, removed duplicate options
    • For PREMATBR and PREMATBR_ALL, changed to 2-digit variables to accommodate new sample.
    • For DVOTCHM, changed "No" to 0, changed "Yes" to 1.
    • For SALTSTORAGE, changed to composite coding to accommodate new sample.
    • For HWHTAPCTRM, HWHAZNCHS, HWWTAPCT, HWWTAPCTRM, and HWWTHTPCT, changed "Flagged cases" to 99997.
    • For MLNETSOURCE, changed to 3-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For MLNETSLEPT3, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • Replaced ATECS124H and ATECS224H with ATETEFF24H, ATESTFRUIT24H, ATEPORR24H, and ATEBIOFD24H.
    • For WKHUSWORKFOR, changed "For someone else" to 24.
    • For WHOWORKFOR, changed "For family member" to 22, changed "For someone else" to 24.
    • For DVMFORCMAR, DVMINSULT, DVMPHYS, DVMRAPE, and DVMSEXHAR to 2-digit composite coding to accommodate new sample.
    • Changed FPSRCINPLT to FPSRCINPLTS, FPSRCINCHRM to FPSRCINCHRMS, and FPSRCINFOAM to FPSRCINFOAM to accommodate new variables in series.
    • Changed SAMPLE and SAMPLESTR to 5-digit variable to accommodate new sample. The first three digits of the variable are the country code, and the last two digits are the sample number (01, 02, …, 10). This change also makes IDHSPID, IDHSHID, IDHSPSU, and IDHSSTRATA one digit wider.
    • For BIRTHDATECOMPLT5, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate Phase VII samples.
    • For HWHAZWHO, HWWAZWHO, HWWHZWHO, and HWBMIZWHO, changed "Height out of plausible limits" to 0005, "Age in days out of plausible limits" to 9996, and "Flagged cases" to 9997.
    • For EVICTEDRISK, changed to 2-digit composite coding to accommodate new sample.
    • For TOILETTYPE, changed "Public flush toilet (unspecified type)" from 1121 to 1130, "Flush to pipe connected to canal" from 1211 to 1220, "Flush to pipe connected to ground water" from 1212 to 1230, "Flush, not to sewer" from 1213 to 1230, "Flush to septic tank" from 12134 to 1250, and "Other improved system" from 3460 to 3490.

July 12, 2018

    Edited variables.

    • For HASSOAP, changed "No to 0, changed "Yes" to 1.
    • For MARREL, changed to 3-digit variable to accommodate more responses.
    • For ANCAREPL_ALL and ANCAREPL, changed to 3-digit variable to accommodate more responses.
    • For ILLTRWHERE, changed to 4-digit variable to accommodate more responses.
    • For ALFREQ, changed to 3-digit variable to accommodate more responses, and changed order of codes.
    • For HFSATISFIED, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate more responses.
    • For FCPERF and FCPERFDAU, changed composite coding.
    • For ALDRUNKFQGEN, changed "Missing" to 8.
    • Changed HIGHBP to HIGHBPDIAG, changed HIGHBP2 to HIGHBPDIAG2.
    • For NEXTKIDSEXPREF, changed "Other" to 33.
    • For HHWASTESTORE, changed to composite coding to accommodate new sample.
    • For HHBIRTHCERT, changed to 2-digit composite coding to accommodate new sample.
    • Replace all ethnicity variables for Uganda with a single ETHNICITYUG variable.
    • For HHRELATE, changed "Domestic employee" to 41.
    • For FPNOWUSCON, FPNOWUSLAM, and FPNOWUSIUD, changed "Don't know" to 7.
    • For HCARETRANSPORT, changed to composite coding to accommodate more responses.
    • For AIDTLASTANTE, changed to 4-digit variable to accommodate more responses.
    • For MARTIMES, changed to 2-digit variable.

    Expanded variables.

    • Female biometric variables released

    Added samples.

    • Data added for Uganda 2016

April 16, 2018

    Edited variables.

    • For FSDELIVALIVE, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For COHABLASTMO, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For DECFEMEARN, added "Family elders" (code 53), changed "Someone else, unspecified" to code 54.
    • For DECHUSEARN, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For DELHMFMD, changed "No" to 0 and "Yes" to 1.
    • For DELPPCHKA_ALL, DELPPCHKB_ALL, changed "No" to 0 and "Yes" to 1.
    • For PNBABCK_ALL, changed "No" to 0 and "Yes" to 1.
    • For MARSTAT, added code for "Deserted" (34).
    • For PPCHECK_ALL, changed "No" to 0 and "Yes" to 1.
    • For DELHMFMD_01, changed "No" to 0, "Yes" to 1, "Missing" to 8, and "NIU" to 9.
    • For DELUMBCUT_ALL, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For ROOF, added code 333 for Reinforced brick cement.
    • For FLOOR, added code 391 for Plaster.
    • For WALL, added code 372 for Tin and code 373 for T-iron/wood/brick.
    • For HOMETENURE, added code 12 for Mortgaged.
    • For FSAFTDELIVER, changed "No" to 0 and "Yes" answers to 10, 11, 12.
    • For FSAFTDELIVER, corrected coding for "No" and "after delivered baby" for Zambia 2013 sample.
    • For FSTREATLOC, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For MARCHOICE, added code (24) for "Other family/relatives," moved "Other" to code 25.
    • For DWELLTYPE, added code 21 for "Hut" and code 35 for "Cave."
    • For LIGHTSOURCE, added codes 11-13 for sources of electricity, code 41 for oil lamp or candles.
    • For WTRLOCATED, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For WHOFETCHAGE, addd codes 421 and 422 for water sellers using animal transport and truck, respectively.
    • For DIATRENONE, corrected input of "no" and "yes" for the following samples: EG2014, ZM2013, CM1991, CM1998, CM2004, CM2011, MG1992, MG1997, MG2003, MG2008, RW1992, RW2000, RW2005, and RW2010.
    • For HEALTHCARDKID, added code 23 for "Yes, card seen from health facility."
    • For NBFEDCS1_ALL, removed IA2005 sample, made new NBFEDGHUT_01 variable instead
    • For LIVEOWNHOM1STMAR, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For LIVEWINHOM1STMAR, changed code for "Missing" from 3 to 8.
    • For FCKNOW, changed "No" to 0 and "Yes" responses to 10, 11, 12.
    • For FCKNOWPROBE, changed "No" to 0 and "Yes" to 1.
    • For VACxxx(DAY/MO) variables, removed Ethiopian samples, put in separate VACxxx(DAY/MO)_ET variables.
    • For WKHUSAGPAY, added code 3 for "Both."
    • For WHOWORKFOR, added code (40) for "Other."
    • For DOBINFORESP, added code (8) for "Season and year." changed "None reported, all imputed" to code 9.
    • For FPYNOTUSMAIN, changed code for "Other" to 70.
    • For DELUMBTREAT_ALL, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For DELHMFMD, changed "Missing" from 8 to 8, "NIU" from 0 to 9.
    • For DELHMOTH, changed codes so "No" is 0 and "Yes" is 1, to match other variables in series.
    • For SAMPLE and SAMPLESTR, changed numbering of Bangladesh samples, so 1994 is 1, 1997 is 2, and so on.
    • For MEASLESAGE, changed to 3-digit variable to accommodate both months and years in new sample.
    • For FPMETHNOW, changed code for "Not using" to 0 and put "NIU" in 999.
    • For FPUSSRCWHY, added code 15 for "Worker supplied at home" and 16 for "Method not available elsewhere."
    • For FPSTERILAGE, added code 7 for "50-54 years old."
    • For FPYNOTUSMAIN, added code 14 for "Widowed."
    • For DIAGIVFRUIT, changed "Missing" to 8, "NIU" to 9.
    • For HUSEDYRS, moved women whose husband had no schooling from NIU to code 0.
    • For CHDESIRE_ALL, changed "Not sure" (code 4) to "Don't know" (code 7).
    • Replaced all food variables (child fed specific food in last day/week) with new series of FEDxxx variables.
    • For BIRTHWT, moved "Not in long questionnaire" from "Missing" to "NIU" category.
    • For DELSECTOR_ALL, added code 4 for "Other."
    • For BPTMODEL, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For STIMITCH, STIWITCH, changed "No" to 0 and "Yes" to 1 to match rest of series.
    • Changed NOFOODMO to NOFOODMOFQ.
    • Changed GOHUNGRYMO to GOHUNGRYMOFQ.
    • For WALL, changed "Trunks with mud" from 290 to 241; changed "Unburnt bricks" from 260 to 290; changed "Unburnt brick and plaster" from 261 to 291.
    • For SALTIODIZE, added code 0 for "No salt available"; moved "Doesn't cook" to code 95; added "Don't know" (97).
    • For COOKFUEL, combined all dung-related responses into 1 category.
    • For HANDWASHPLOBS, added "Yes, observed (fixed place)" (code 21) and "Yes, observed (mobile place)" (code 22).
    • For ORSCOST, changed to 4-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For DIAGIVFLUIDTYPE, changed to 2-digit variable, changed label for "Fruit juice" (code 3) to "Juice."
    • For BPHERBS, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For EXERWEEK, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For FPUSINTENT, changed code for "Never had sex" to 5.
    • For AIDBEHAVOTHSEX, changed codes for NIU to "9"
    • Changed name of FPKNOANYSRC to FPKNOANYSRCS,
    • For MARREL, changed to 2-digit variable to accommodate more responses.
    • For OTHILL2WKTYP, changed to 3-digit variable to acoommodate new sample.
    • For PSU, changed to 6-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For STRATA, changed to 5-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For DOMAIN, changed from 2-digit to 5-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For KIDDEATHHOW, changed to 3-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For DEFACTORES, changed codes to match PREVRESTYP.
    • For TRACTOR, changed "No" to code 0 and "Yes" to code 1.
    • For PREGTERMIN, changed "No" to code 0 and "Yes" to code 1.
    • For ANCAREPL_ALL, changed to composite coding to accommodate new sample.
    • Changed names: from AGEFRSTSEX to AGE1STSEX, from AGEFRSTSEXIMP to AGE1STSEXIMP, from AGEFRSTSEXFLAG to AGE1STSEXFLAG.
    • Changed name of SXPAR1MONO to SXPARMONO.
    • Changed name of SXLPARTIMKNO to SXPAR1TIMKNO.
    • Changed name of SXPARLCHAT to SXPAR1CHAT.
    • Changed SXEXMAR4WKNO to SXEXMARP4WKNO, changed SXUNMAR4WKNO to SXUNMARP4WKNO
    • Changed SXLAST1ALC to SXPAR1ALC, changed SXLAST2ALC to SXPAR2ALC, changed SXLAST3ALC to SXPAR3ALC.
    • Changed SXLPARTIMES to SXPAR1NO, changed SX2PARTIMES to SXPAR2NO, changed SX3PARTIMES to SXPAR3NO
    • Changed SX1WKX to SX1WKNO, changed SX4WKX to SX4WKNO.
    • Changed SXPARLMOX to SXPAR1MONO, changed SXPAR2MOX to SXPAR2MONO, changed SXPAR3MOX to SXPAR3MONO.
    • Changed SXHUS4WKX to SXHUS4WKNO, changed SXEXMAR4WKX to SXEXMAR4WKNO, changed SXUNMAR4WKX to SXUNMAR4WKNO.
    • Changed SXEXMAR4WKX to SXEXMAR4WKNO, changed SXUNMAR4WKX to SXUNMAR4WKNO.
    • For BIRTHSOTHER, changed "No" to 0, changed "Yes" to 1.
    • For PREGTERMPREV, changed "No" to 0, changed "Yes" to 1.
    • For LEAVETOWN, changed to 2-digit variable.
    • For HLCENTERGO, changed to 2-digit variable.

    Expanded variables.

    • Thousands more variables released, bringing total to over 8,000 integrated variables.
    • Household members available as fourth unit of analysis.

    Added samples.

    • Data added for Bangladesh, Pakistan, Yemen, Sudan, Tunisia, and the latest data for Ethiopia (2016) and India (2015).

July 15, 2017

    Added samples.

    • Added samples for Congo Democratic Republic, Morocco, and Malawi 2016.

    Edited variables.

    • DURMARGRP changed to 2-digit variable to correct coding
    • For SXPAR1REL, SXPAR2REL, and SXPAR3REL, made following code changes: changed "spouse/cohabiting partner" from 11 to 10; changed "spouse" from 10 to 11; removed "client" (code 62) and added to "Commercial sex worker/client" (code 50).
    • Changed codes for KIDRESTYP to match PREVRESTYP.
    • For LIT2, changed "not ascertained" categories from 30-32 to 20-22.
    • For RADIODAY, changed "No" to 0 and "Yes" to 1
    • For RADIOWK, changed "No" to 0 and "Yes" to 1.
    • For RELIGION, added codes for Salvation Army (226) and Kimbanguist (259).
    • For TOUSEOTH, changed code 0 to "No" and 1 to "Yes"
    • For WHYSTBRFD_ALL, changed codes to match WHYSTBRFD. Changed "Other" to 20, "Mother at school" to 15.
    • Renamed ILLMO to ILLRECENT.
    • For HHEADSEX, changed "Male" to code 1 (was 2), changed "Female" to code 2 (was 3).
    • Made ILLTRWHERE a 2-digit variable to accommodate new sample.
    • For ETHNICITYNG in Nigeria 2003 sample, changed "Ejagham" to "Ekoi."
    • For ANCAREULTRA_ALL, added code (2) for "Overdue."
    • For KIDAGEINFO, added code (1) for "Month, year, and day complete," added code (4) for "Year, season, and age--month imputed," and shifted other codes down accordingly.

April 15, 2017

    Expanded variables.

    • Nearly 3000 new variables added since the Spring 2016 data release.

    Edited variables.

    • The geography variables with the same geography in IPUMS-International and IPUMS-DHS were given new names. For example, GEO1_BF was renamed DHS_IPUMSI_BF. Other renamed variables in the same series are DHS_IPUMSI_CM, DHS_IPUMSI_ET, DHS_IPUMSI_GH, DHS_IPUMSI_IA, DHS_IPUMSI_KE, DHS_IPUMSI_ML, DHS_IPUMSI_MZ, DHS_IPUMSI_NG, DHS_IPUMSI_RW, DHS_IPUMSI_TZ, and DHS_IPUMSI_ZW.
    • Single sample geographic variables in the format GEO_COUNTRYYR (e.g., GEO_EG2014 had their original DHS names changed to the V101_COUNTRYYR format (e.g., V101_EG2014).
    • Changed integrated geography variables to accommodate new samples: GEO_GH1988_2008 is replaced by GEO_GH1988_2014, GEO_KE1989_2008 is replaced by GEO_KE1989_2014, GEO_RW2005_2010 is replaced by GEO_RW2005_2014, GEO_TZ1996_2010 is replaced by GEO_TZ1996_2015, GEO_ZW1994_2010 is replaced by GEO_ZW1994_2015
    • The HCFxx variables on sources for female condoms were replaced with a new series of HCF general and country-specific variables on sources for female condoms.
    • The HCMxx variables on sources for male condoms were replaced with a new series of HCM general and country-specific variables on sources for male condoms.
    • The H12SAxx variables on sources for advice on STIs were replaced with a new series of STIAD general and country-specific variables on sources for STI advice.
    • The DELxx_ALL variables on persons giving delivery care for the most recent birth, and the corresponding child-level DELxx variables, were replaced with a new series of DELxx_01 and DELxx standard and country-specific variables.
    • The ANCARExx_ALL variables on person giving antenatal care for the most recent birth, and the corresponding child-level ANCARExx variables, were replaced with a new series of ANCARxx_01 and ANCARxx standard and country-specific variables.
    • The HATxx variables on HIV/AIDS test locations were replaced with a new series of Atxx general and country-specific variables.
    • Variables on media exposure were renamed: NEWSYN became NEWSWK, NEWSAMT became NEWSFQ, TVEAWK became TVWK, RADIODAILY became RADIODAY, and RADIOWKLY became RADIOWK.
    • Measles vaccination variables renamed: VACMEA becomes VACMEAS1, VACMEADAY becomes VACMEAS1DAY, VACMEAMO becomes VACMEAS1MO, and VACMEAYR becomes VACMEAS1YR.
    • The VACPOLIO variables on polio vaccinations were replaced with a new series of VACOPVxx variables.
    • Removed the following variables: RADIOCASSYN (added to RADIO, DAIRYCTNUM (added to EXOTICCTNUM, FPMEDIAOK (moved to FPRADIOOK)
    • The integrated codes for the following variables were changed to 2-digit composite codes to accomodate additional detail: CONUSMAN1, CONUSMAN2, CONUSMAN3, EVERMARRIED, CURRWORK, ANCARD, COOKOILTYPE, ALFREQ, DVOFQ, DECFEMEARN.
    • Changed codes for PREVRESTYP to make more comparable across samples. Changed "Town or countryside" from 31 to 20, changed "Town" from 20 to 21, changed "Countryside" from 30 to 22, and changed "Other or abroad" categories from 40-42 to 30-32.
    • Added code "96" for "Not currently married" to domestic violence variables: DVEHUMILNO, DVONO, DVPCHOKENO, DVPKNIFETHNO, DVPKNIFEUSEN, DVPPUNCHNO, DVPPUSHNO, DVPSEXNO,
    • To accommodate a non-resident code, the following household-characteristic variables changed from 1-digit to 2-digit integrated codes: IRONNUM, CHAIRNUM, MATRESNUM, BEDNUM, ELECFANNUM, SEWMACHINUM, BIOSTOVENUM, MOBPHONENUM, WHOFETCHREL, GENERATNUM, COOKWARETYPE, STEREONUM, DVDVCDNUM, WASHERNUM, STOVENUM, BOATNUM
    • SXPAR1REL adds code 62 for "formerly married/no partner."
    • LIGHTSOURCE adds codes for "battery/solar flashlight" (74) and "generator" (75).
    • COOKFUEL changes code for "no cooking done in house" to 995 and adds "non-resident" code of 996.
    • RELATE adds "Aunt or uncle" (25), "grandparent" (26), "domestic servant/employee" (31), and "herdboy" (32).
    • PPABMO was topcoded at 60+.
    • DELHMOTH_01 changed codes from 1 and 2 to 0 (no) and 1( yes) to match other variables in series.
    • RELIGION adds codes 601-604 for "religion 1" to "religion 4" for Model dataset.
    • DELPL adds codes for polyclinic (209) and private mobile clinic (324).
    • ETHNICITYKE changed to 3 digit composite codes, added separate codes for Meru and Embu, and added categories to "Other."
    • FPUSINTENT changed "never had sex" to code 5 and added code 9 for NIU.
    • INSCHOOL changed source for EG1992 from DHS variable v148 to s106, increasing the number of yes responses

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