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DECLEAVETOWN (DECLEAVETOWN)
Can leave town alone

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Description

DECLEAVETOWN indicates whether the respondent is allowed to leave the village/town/city alone or with someone else.

The related variable LEAVETOWN indicates whether the respondent leaves the village/town/city alone or with her young children.

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, DECLEAVETOWN has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Universe

  • Bangladesh 2000: Ever-married women age 10-49 who do not leave town alone or with young children.
  • Bangladesh 2004: Ever-married women age 10-49 who do not leave town alone or with young children.
  • India 2005: All women age 15-49.
  • India 2015: Women age 15-49 in households selected for the state module.
  • Bangladesh: 2000-C, 2000-B, 2000-W, 2004-C, 2004-B, 2004-W
  • India: 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B