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CANCERDIAG (CANCERDIAG)
Adult ever diagnosed with cancer
Group: Cancer

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Description

CANCERDIAG indicates whether the respondent has ever been diagnosed with cancer.

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, CANCERDIAG has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

CANCERDIAG is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Universe

  • Benin 2017: Women age 15-49 in households selected for the men's survey.
  • Burundi 2016: Women age 15-49 who have cancer.
  • South Africa 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for the adult health questionnaire.
  • Benin: 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Burundi: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • South Africa: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B