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ATETUBER24H (V472F)
Adult ate local tubers in past 24 hours

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Description

ATETUBER24H (V472F) indicates whether the woman respondent ate any local tubers (such as white potatoes, white yams, or cassava) or foods made with tubers during the previous day, either at night or during the daytime.

Consumption of tubers such as yellow/orange sweet potatoes and yams is covered by a separate variable on yellow vegetables, ATEYELVEG24H (V472I).

Comparability

Apart from universe differences, ATETUBER24H (V472F) is largely comparable across samples. Most surveys mention white potatoes and yams; additional plants listed as examples of tubers and roots vary across countries and samples. Consult the Survey Text tab for samples of interest for the specific tubers mentioned.

Comparability - Standard DHS

ATETUBER24H (V472F) is included in Phase 5 of the standard DHS questionnaire. Because the variable refers to "local tubers," the tubers mentioned on survey forms vary across countries by definition.

Universe

  • Egypt 2005: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Egypt 2008: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Ethiopia 2005: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Ghana 2008: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Jordan 2007: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Liberia 2007: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Madagascar 2008: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Namibia 2006: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Nepal 2006: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Nepal 2016: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Nigeria 2008: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Nigeria 2018: All women age 15-49.
  • Uganda 2006: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Yemen 2013: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Zambia 2007: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Zimbabwe 2005: Women age 15-49 who have at least one surviving child under age 3 living with her.
  • Egypt: 2005-W, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2008-W, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B
  • Ethiopia: 2005-W, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B
  • Ghana: 2008-W, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B
  • Jordan: 2007-W, 2007-C, 2007-B, 2007-W
  • Liberia: 2007-W, 2007-C, 2007-B
  • Madagascar: 2008-W, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B
  • Namibia: 2006-W, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B
  • Nepal: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-W, 2006-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B, 2016-W
  • Nigeria: 2008-W, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2018-C, 2018-B, 2018-W, 2018-W
  • Uganda: 2006-B, 2006-W, 2006-W, 2006-C
  • Yemen: 2013-B, 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-W
  • Zambia: 2007-B, 2007-W, 2007-W, 2007-C
  • Zimbabwe: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-W, 2005-C