Codes and Frequencies
BLOODSUGEVER indicates whether the woman's blood sugar level has ever been measured.
Comparability — Index
Apart from slight differences in question wording, BLOODSUGEVER has no comparability problems.
Comparability - Standard DHS
BLOODSUGEVER is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Cameroon [top]
The 2018 Cameroon survey asks if the female respondent has ever had the level of the sugar in her blood measured by a doctor or other health worker.
Comparability — Mali [top]
The 2018 Mali survey asks if the female respondent has ever had the level of the sugar in her blood measured by a doctor or other health care professional.
- Benin 2017: Women age 15-49 in households selected for the men's survey.
- Cameroon 2018: All women age 15-49.
- Mali 2018: All women age 15-49.