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Sought treatment for cancer
Group: Cancer

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CANCERTR indicates whether the respondent has sought treatment for cancer.

Comparability — Index



Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, CANCERTR is largely comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Comparability — Benin [top]

The 2017 Benin questionnaire asks whether the woman is currently receiving treatment for cancer.


  • Benin 2017: Women age 15-49 who have ever been diagnosed with cancer, in households selected for the men's survey.
  • India 2015: Women age 15-49 who have cancer.
  • Benin: 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • India: 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B