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AGEMENARCHE (AGEMENARCHE)
Age at first period
Group: Fertility

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Description

AGEMENARCHE reports the woman's age at the time of her first menstrual period.

Comparability

Apart from universe differences, AGEMENARCHE has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

AGEMENARCHE is a country-specific variable not included in any of the standard DHS questionnaires.

Universe

  • Burundi 1987: All women age 15-49.
  • India 2015: Women age 15-24 who ever menstruated.
  • Morocco 2003: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 1986: All women age 15-49.
  • South Africa 1998: All women age 15-49.
  • Yemen 1991: Ever-married women age 15-54.
  • Yemen 2013: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Burundi: 1987-C, 1987-B, 1987-W
  • India: 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Morocco: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B
  • Senegal: 1986-B, 1986-W, 1986-C
  • South Africa: 1998-B, 1998-W, 1998-C
  • Yemen: 1991-B, 1991-W, 1991-C, 2013-B, 2013-W, 2013-C