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CONUSUNMAR4WK (CONUSUNMAR4WK)
Condom used in last 4 weeks: Unmarried respondents

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Description

CONUSUNMAR4WK indicates whether the unmarried respondent used a condom in the past 4 weeks.

CONUSUNMAR4WK only reports condom use for unmarried women. Researchers interested in condom use in the last 4 weeks, regardless of the respondent's current marital status, may be interested in the following variables:

  • CONUS4WK indicates whether the respondent used a condom with any partner in the past 4 weeks.
  • CONUSHUS4WK indicates whether the married respondent used a condom with her husband in the past 4 weeks.
  • CONUSEXMAR4WK indicates whether the married respondent used a condom with anyone other than her husband in the past 4 weeks.

Comparability

CONUSUNMAR4WK has no comparability problems.

IPUMS-DHS uses composite coding, with "Yes" responses having a first digit of "1." The second digit distinguishes between "Yes, some occasions" (code "11") and "Yes, each time had sex" (code "12"), when this additional information is available.

Comparability - Standard DHS

CONUSUNMAR4WK is a country-specific variable not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Universe

  • Zimbabwe 1994: Women age 15-49 who are not currently married and have had sex in the last 4 weeks
  • Zimbabwe: 1994-B, 1994-W, 1994-W, 1994-C