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CERVCANEXAM (CERVCANEXAM)
Ever had exam to test for cervical cancer
Group: Cancer

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Description

For women who have heard of cervical cancer, CERVCANEXAM indicates whether the woman has ever had a test or exam to see if she has cervical cancer.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Jordan
Lesotho
Namibia
South Africa

Comparability

Apart from universe differences, CERVCANEXAM has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

CERVCANEXAM is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Comparability — Jordan [top]

The 2007, 2012, and 2017 Jordan surveys ask specifically whether the respondent has had a pap smear. Users may wish to compare CERVCANEXAM for the 2007 and 2012 Jordan surveys with CERVCANPAP, which indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the respondent reported receiving a pap smear.

Comparability — Lesotho [top]

The 2009 and 2014 Lesotho surveys ask specifically whether the respondent has had a pap smear. Users may wish to compare CERVCANEXAM for the 2009 and 2014 Lesotho surveys with CERVCANPAP, which indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the respondent reported receiving a pap smear.

Comparability — Namibia [top]

The 2000 Namibia survey asks specifically whether the respondent has had a pap smear. Users may wish to compare CERVCANEXAM for the 2000 Namibia survey with CERVCANPAP, which indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the respondent reported receiving a pap smear.

Comparability — South Africa [top]

The 2016 South Africa survey asks specifically whether the respondent has had a pap smear. Users may wish to compare CERVCANEXAM for the 2016 South Africa survey with CERVCANPAP, which indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the respondent reported receiving a pap smear.

Universe

  • Benin 2017: Women age 15-49 in households selected for the men's survey.
  • Cote d'Ivoire 2011: Women age 15-49 who have heard of cervical cancer.
  • India 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2007: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of a pap smear.
  • Jordan 2012: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of a pap smear.
  • Jordan 2017: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of a pap smear.
  • Kenya 2014: Women age 15-49, in households selected for the long questionnaire, who have heard of cervical cancer.
  • Lesotho 2009: Women age 15-49 who have heard of a pap smear.
  • Lesotho 2014: Women age 15-49 who have heard of a pap smear.
  • Namibia 2000: All women age 15-49.
  • Namibia 2013: Women age 15-49 who have heard of cervical cancer.
  • South Africa 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for the adult health questionnaire.
  • Zimbabwe 2015: Women age 15-49 who have heard of cervical cancer.
  • Benin: 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • India: 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Jordan: 2007-W, 2007-C, 2007-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Kenya: 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Lesotho: 2009-W, 2009-C, 2009-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Namibia: 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-B, 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-B
  • South Africa: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Zimbabwe: 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B