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Who should have final say on: Wife's employment

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DECSWIFEJOB reports who the respondent believes should have the final say on decisions regarding the woman's employment.

The related variable DECFEMWORK reports who in the woman's household has final say on whether the woman works outside the home.


DECSWIFEJOB has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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


  • Egypt 1992: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Egypt: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B