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ANKNOWBLRVIS (ANKNOWBLRVIS)
Knows of pregnancy complication: Blurred vision

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Description

ANKNOWBLRVIS indicates whether the respondent reported blurred vision as a symptom during pregnancy that requires immediate care.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Afghanistan
Bangladesh

Comparability

In addition to universe differences, there are significant differences in question wording in ANKNOWBLRVIS. See below for country-specific comparability.

Comparability - Standard DHS

ANKNOWBLRVIS is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Comparability — Afghanistan [top]

The 2015 Afghanistan survey includes "blurred vision" as a response to an open-ended question about symptoms during pregnancy indicating the need to seek immediate care.

Comparability — Bangladesh [top]

The 2004 Bangladesh survey includes "blurry vision" as a response to an open-ended question about complications during pregnancy, delivery, and after delivery that may cause death to the mother.

Universe

  • Afghanistan 2015: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Bangladesh 2004: Ever-married women age 10-49.
  • Afghanistan: 2015-C, 2015-W, 2015-B
  • Bangladesh: 2004-C, 2004-B, 2004-W