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DECBIGHH (V743B)
Final say on making large household purchases

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Description

DECBIGHH (V743B) indicates who in the woman's household usually makes decisions regarding large household purchases.

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, DECBIGHH (V743B) is comparable across samples. See the Survey Text tab for exact question wording.

Users should be attentive to the universe shift for this variable across phases. See "Comparability - Standard DHS," below, for more details.

Comparability -- Standard DHS

DECBIGHH (V743B) is included in the standard DHS questionnaire from Phase IV forward. In Phase IV, all women in the sample are asked this question. Starting in Phase V, only women who are currently married or living with a partner are asked the question.

Universe

  • Afghanistan 2015: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Angola 2015: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Bangladesh 2000: Ever-married women age 10-49.
  • Bangladesh 2004: Ever-married women age 10-49.
  • Bangladesh 2007: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Bangladesh 2011: Currently married women age 12-49.
  • Bangladesh 2014: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Benin 2001: All women age 15-49.
  • Benin 2006: All women age 15-49.
  • Benin 2011: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Burkina Faso 2003: All women age 15-49.
  • Burkina Faso 2010: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Burundi 2010: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Burundi 2016: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Cameroon 2004: All women age 15-49.
  • Cameroon 2011: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) 2007: All women age 15-49.
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) 2013: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Cote d'Ivoire 2011: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Egypt 2000: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Egypt 2005: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Egypt 2008: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Egypt 2014: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Ethiopia 2005: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Ethiopia 2011: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Ethiopia 2016: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Ghana 2003: All women age 15-49.
  • Ghana 2008: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Ghana 2014: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Guinea 2005: All women age 15-49.
  • Guinea 2012: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • India 1998: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • India 2005: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • India 2015: Women age 15-49, in households selected for the state module, who are currently married.
  • Jordan 2002: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2007: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2012: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2017: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Kenya 2003: All women age 15-49.
  • Kenya 2008: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Kenya 2014: Women age 15-49, in households selected for long questionnaire, who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Lesotho 2004: All women age 15-49.
  • Lesotho 2009: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Lesotho 2014: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Madagascar 2003: All women age 15-49.
  • Madagascar 2008: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Malawi 2000: All women age 15-49.
  • Malawi 2004: All women age 15-49.
  • Malawi 2010: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Malawi 2016: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Mali 2001: All women age 15-49.
  • Mali 2006: All women age 15-49.
  • Mali 2012: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Morocco 2003: All women age 15-49.
  • Mozambique 2003: All women age 15-49.
  • Mozambique 2011: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Myanmar 2015: Women age 15-49 who are currently married.
  • Namibia 2006: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Namibia 2013: Women age 15-64 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Nepal 2001: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Nepal 2006: All women age 15-49.
  • Nepal 2011: Women age 15-49 who are currently married.
  • Nepal 2016: Women age 15-49 who are currently married.
  • Niger 2006: All women age 15-49.
  • Niger 2012: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Nigeria 2003: All women age 15-49.
  • Nigeria 2008: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Nigeria 2013: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Pakistan 2012: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Pakistan 2017: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Rwanda 2000: All women age 15-49.
  • Rwanda 2005: All women age 15-49.
  • Rwanda 2010: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Rwanda 2014: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Senegal 2005: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 2010: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Senegal 2012: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Senegal 2014: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Senegal 2015: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Senegal 2016: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Senegal 2017: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • South Africa 2016: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a partner.
  • Tanzania 2004: All women age 15-49.
  • Tanzania 2010: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Tanzania 2015: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Uganda 2001: All women age 15-49.
  • Uganda 2006: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Uganda 2011: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Uganda 2016: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Yemen 2013: Currently married women age 15-49.
  • Zambia 2001: All women age 15-49.
  • Zambia 2007: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Zambia 2013: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Zimbabwe 1994: All women age 15-49.
  • Zimbabwe 1999: All women age 15-49.
  • Zimbabwe 2005: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Zimbabwe 2010: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Zimbabwe 2015: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or living with a man.
  • Afghanistan: 2015-C, 2015-W, 2015-B
  • Angola: 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Bangladesh: 2000-C, 2000-B, 2000-W, 2004-C, 2004-B, 2004-W, 2007-C, 2007-B, 2007-W, 2011-C, 2011-B, 2011-W, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Benin: 2001-W, 2001-C, 2001-B, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Burkina Faso: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B
  • Burundi: 2010-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Cameroon: 2004-W, 2004-C, 2004-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2007-C, 2007-B, 2007-W, 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-B
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Egypt: 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Ethiopia: 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Ghana: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Guinea: 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • India: 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Jordan: 2002-W, 2002-C, 2002-B, 2007-W, 2007-C, 2007-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Kenya: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Lesotho: 2004-W, 2004-C, 2004-B, 2009-W, 2009-C, 2009-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Madagascar: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B
  • Malawi: 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-B, 2004-W, 2004-C, 2004-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Mali: 2001-W, 2001-C, 2001-B, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • Morocco: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B
  • Mozambique: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Myanmar: 2015-C, 2015-W, 2015-B
  • Namibia: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-B
  • Nepal: 2001-W, 2001-C, 2001-B, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Niger: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • Nigeria: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-B
  • Pakistan: 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Rwanda: 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-B, 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Senegal: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2012-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2014-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • South Africa: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Tanzania: 2004-B, 2004-W, 2004-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Uganda: 2001-B, 2001-W, 2001-C, 2006-B, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2011-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Yemen: 2013-B, 2013-W, 2013-C
  • Zambia: 2001-B, 2001-W, 2001-C, 2007-B, 2007-W, 2007-C, 2013-B, 2013-W, 2013-C
  • Zimbabwe: 1994-B, 1994-W, 1994-C, 1999-B, 1999-W, 1999-C, 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B