Codes and Frequencies
ANKNOWBLRVIS indicates whether the respondent reported blurred vision as a symptom during pregnancy that requires immediate care.
Comparability — Index
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.
- 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.