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Number of health checks for woman after delivery

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DELPPCHKANO_01 reports the number of times the respondent received a postpartum health check sometime after the delivery of her last-born child.

Comparability — Index



DELPPCHKANO_01 has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

DELPPCHKANO_01 is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire

Comparability — India [top]

The 2015 India survey asks about the number of checkups "in the first 10 days after delivery."


  • India 2015: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey and who either a) had a health check after delivering their last-born child away from a medical facility or b) delivered at a medical facility and had a health check after being dishcarged.
  • India: 2015-W, 2015-W