Codes and Frequencies
ANABDPAIN_01 indicates whether the woman experienced abdominal pain while pregnant (for the last birth).
Comparability — Index
Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, ANABDPAIN_01 is largely comparable across samples.
Comparability - Standard DHS
ANABDPAIN_01 is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Pakistan [top]
The 2006 Pakistan survey asks whether the respondent experienced "epigastric pains" while pregnant.
- Morocco 2003: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
- Pakistan 2006: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.