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Cost of (first) postnatal visit after discharge/home delivery (last birth)

DELPPCHKACOST_01 is a 3-digit numeric variable.


0 = Free
997 = Don't know
998 = Missing
999 = NIU (not in universe)


DELPPCHKACOST_01 is a 3-digit numeric variable that reports how much the respondent paid for her (first) postnatal check after being discharged from the health facility where she gave birth or after giving birth away from a health facility (for the last birth).

Comparability — Index



DELPPCHKACOST_01 may vary in the units reported. The values reported in DELPPCHKACOST_01 are country-specific to the currency used in a particular country. See country-specific comparability for more information.

Comparability - Standard DHS

DELPPCHKACOST_01 is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Comparability — Jordan [top]

The 2007 Jordan sample reports the cost of delivery in Jordanian dinars (JOD).


  • Jordan 2007: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey, who either a) had a health check after giving birth away from a medical facility or b) delivered at a health facility and had a health check after being discharged.
  • Jordan: 2007-W, 2007-W