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BIOMEASCODE (V420)
Code of person measuring children's height and weight

BIOMEASCODE (V420) is a 4-digit numeric variable.

Codes

9995 = No living children under 5
9996 = Inconsistent
9997 = Don't know
9998 = Missing
9999 = NIU (not in universe)

Description

For women who gave birth in the three to five years before the survey, BIOMEASCODE (V420) reports the code assigned to the person measuring their children's height and weight. Codes are sample-specific; a given numeric code in one sample refers to a different person than the same numeric code in another sample.

Using the measurer and assistant measurer (BIOASSTMEASCODE (V421)) codes, researchers can evaluate whether the quality of responses (e.g., the number of "out of range" cases) depended on the person measuring the children.

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and the use of sample-specific identification codes, BIOMEASCODE (V420) has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

BIOMEASCODE (V420) is included in all phases of the standard DHS recode.

Universe

  • Benin 1996: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.
  • Burkina Faso 1993: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Burkina Faso 1998: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Burundi 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Cameroon 1991: Women age 15-49 with at least one surviving child under age 5.
  • Cameroon 1998: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.
  • Cote d'Ivoire 1994: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Cote d'Ivoire 1998: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Egypt 1988: Ever-married women age 15-49 with at least one surviving child age 0-36 months.
  • Egypt 1992: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Egypt 1995: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Egypt 2000: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Egypt 2005: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Egypt 2008: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Egypt 2014: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Ethiopia 2016: All women age 15-49.
  • Ghana 1988: Women age 15-49 with at least one surviving child age 3-36 months.
  • Ghana 1993: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.
  • Guinea 1999: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • India 1992: Ever-married women age 13-49 with at least one surviving child age 0-48 months.
  • India 1998: Ever-married women age 15-49 with at least one surviving child age 0-36 months.
  • Jordan 1990: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Jordan 1997: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • 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.
  • Kenya 1993: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Madagascar 1992: Women age 15-49 with at least one surviving child under age 5.
  • Madagascar 1997: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.
  • Malawi 1992: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Malawi 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Mali 1995: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.
  • Mali 2012: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Mozambique 1997: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.
  • Namibia 1992: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Niger 1992: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Niger 1998: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.
  • Nigeria 1999: Women age 10-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.
  • Pakistan 2017: Ever-married women age 15-49 in households selected for the men's survey.
  • Rwanda 1992: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Senegal 1992: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • South Africa 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Tanzania 1991: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Tanzania 1996: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Tanzania 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Tunisia 1988: Ever-married women age 15-49 with at least one surviving child age 3-36 months.
  • Uganda 1988: Women age 15-49 with at least one surviving child under age 5.
  • Uganda 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for hemoglobin measurements.
  • Zambia 1992: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Zambia 1996: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Zimbabwe 1988: Women age 15-49 with at least one surviving child age 3-60 months.
  • Zimbabwe 1994: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.
  • Zimbabwe 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Benin: 1996-W, 1996-C, 1996-B
  • Burkina Faso: 1993-W, 1993-C, 1993-B, 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B
  • Burundi: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Cameroon: 1991-W, 1991-C, 1991-B, 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 1994-W, 1994-C, 1994-B, 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B
  • Egypt: 1988-W, 1988-C, 1988-B, 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B, 1995-W, 1995-C, 1995-B, 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Ethiopia: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Ghana: 1988-W, 1988-C, 1988-B, 1993-W, 1993-C, 1993-B
  • Guinea: 1999-W, 1999-C, 1999-B
  • India: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B, 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B
  • Jordan: 1990-W, 1990-C, 1990-B, 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Kenya: 1993-W, 1993-C, 1993-B
  • Madagascar: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B, 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B
  • Malawi: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Mali: 1995-W, 1995-C, 1995-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • Mozambique: 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B
  • Namibia: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B
  • Niger: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B, 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B
  • Nigeria: 1999-W, 1999-C, 1999-B
  • Pakistan: 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Rwanda: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B
  • Senegal: 1992-B, 1992-W, 1992-C
  • South Africa: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Tanzania: 1991-B, 1991-W, 1991-C, 1996-B, 1996-W, 1996-C, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Tunisia: 1988-W, 1988-C, 1988-B
  • Uganda: 1988-B, 1988-W, 1988-C, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Zambia: 1992-B, 1992-W, 1992-C, 1996-B, 1996-W, 1996-C
  • Zimbabwe: 1988-B, 1988-W, 1988-C, 1994-B, 1994-W, 1994-C, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B