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BIOFANEMIALVL (V457)
Anemia level (respondents to women's survey)

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Description

BIOFANEMIALVL (V457) reports the respondent's level of anemia, from not anemic to severely anemic, based on hemoglobin levels in blood drawn by DHS personnel.

According to the DHS Recode Manuals:

[Hemoglobin] levels below 7.0 g/dl are considered as severe anemia, levels between 7.1g/dl and 9.9g/dl are considered as moderate anemia, and cases between 10.0 g/dl and 10.9 g/dl are considered as mild anemia for pregnant women and between 10.0 g/dl and 11.9 g/dl for all other adult women.

Comparability

Apart from universe differences, BIOFANEMIALVL (V457) is comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

BIOFANEMIALVL (V457) is included in Phase IV forward of the standard DHS recode.

Universe

  • Bangladesh 2011: Ever-married women age 12-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Benin 2001: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements who granted consent for hemoglobin testing.
  • Benin 2006: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Benin 2011: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Burkina Faso 2003: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Burkina Faso 2010: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Burundi 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Cameroon 2004: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements who granted consent for hemoglobin testing.
  • Cameroon 2011: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) 2007: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) 2013: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Cote d'Ivoire 2011: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Egypt 2000: Ever-married women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Egypt 2005: Ever-married women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Egypt 2014: Ever-married women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Ethiopia 2005: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Ethiopia 2011: All women age 15-49.
  • Ethiopia 2016: All women age 15-49.
  • Ghana 2003: All women age 15-49.
  • Ghana 2008: All women age 15-49.
  • Ghana 2014: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Guinea 2005: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Guinea 2012: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • India 2005: Women age 15-49 in states other than Nagaland.
  • India 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2002: Ever-married women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements who granted consent for hemoglobin testing.
  • Jordan 2007: Ever-married women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Jordan 2009: Ever-married women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Jordan 2012: Ever-married women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Jordan 2017: Ever-married women age 15-49 in households selected for women's biomarkers.
  • Lesotho 2004: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Lesotho 2009: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Lesotho 2014: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Madagascar 2003: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements with a completed biomarker questionnaire who granted consent for hemoglobin testing.
  • Madagascar 2008: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Malawi 2004: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements who granted consent for hemoglobin testing.
  • Malawi 2010: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Malawi 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Mali 2001: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements who granted consent for hemoglobin testing.
  • Mali 2006: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Mali 2012: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Mozambique 2011: All women age 15-49.
  • Myanmar 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Namibia 2013: Women age 15-64 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Nepal 2006: All women age 15-49.
  • Nepal 2011: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Nepal 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Niger 2006: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Niger 2012: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Rwanda 2005: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements who granted consent for hemoglobin testing.
  • Rwanda 2010: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Rwanda 2014: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Senegal 2005: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Senegal 2010: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Senegal 2017: Women age 15-49 for whom a measurement was found in the household.
  • South Africa 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Tanzania 2004: All women age 15-49.
  • Tanzania 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Tanzania 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Uganda 2001: Women age 15-49 who granted consent for hemoglobin testing.
  • Uganda 2006: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Uganda 2011: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Uganda 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Yemen 2013: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Zimbabwe 2005: All women age 15-49.
  • Zimbabwe 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Zimbabwe 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Bangladesh: 2011-C, 2011-B, 2011-W
  • Benin: 2001-W, 2001-C, 2001-B, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Burkina Faso: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B
  • Burundi: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Cameroon: 2004-W, 2004-C, 2004-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2007-C, 2007-B, 2007-W, 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-B
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Egypt: 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Ethiopia: 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Ghana: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Guinea: 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • India: 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Jordan: 2002-W, 2002-C, 2002-B, 2007-W, 2007-C, 2007-B, 2009-W, 2009-C, 2009-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Lesotho: 2004-W, 2004-C, 2004-B, 2009-W, 2009-C, 2009-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Madagascar: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B
  • Malawi: 2004-W, 2004-C, 2004-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Mali: 2001-W, 2001-C, 2001-B, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • Mozambique: 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Myanmar: 2015-C, 2015-W, 2015-B
  • Namibia: 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-B
  • Nepal: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Niger: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • Rwanda: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Senegal: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • South Africa: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Tanzania: 2004-B, 2004-W, 2004-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Uganda: 2001-B, 2001-W, 2001-C, 2006-B, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2011-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Yemen: 2013-B, 2013-W, 2013-C
  • Zimbabwe: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B