Codes and Frequencies
ANSYMTBA_01 indicates whether the woman sought advice or treatment from a traditional birth attendant for pregnancy complications (for the last birth).
Comparability — Index
Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, ANSYMTBA_01 is largely comparable across samples.
Comparability - Standard DHS
ANSYMTBA_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 includes "Dai-TBA" as a response category.
- 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 and who experienced some pregnancy complication.