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Able to read text (SMS) messages

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CANTEXTMSG indicates whether the respondent is able to read text (SMS) messages.


CANTEXTMSG has no comparability problems.

Comparability -- Standard DHS

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


  • India 2015: Women age 15-49, in households selected for the state module, who are literate.
  • India: 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B, 2015-W