Codes and Frequencies
ANKNOWBREECH indicates whether the respondent reported the baby's position (breech or in a bad position) as a symptom during pregnancy that requires immediate care.
Comparability — Index
ANKNOWBREECH has no comparability problems. See below for country-specific question wording.
Comparability - Standard DHS
ANKNOWBREECH is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Bangladesh [top]
The 2004 Bangladesh survey asks an open-ended question about complications during pregnancy, delivery, and after delivery that may cause death to the mother. The 2004 Bangladesh survey includes "baby's hands or feet come/baby in bad position" as a response category.
- Bangladesh 2004: Ever-married women age 10-49.