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DELPPCHKATM_01 (M67_1)
How long after delivery health check took place (last birth)

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Description

For women who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey, who delivered their last child away from a health facility or did not receive a health check before being discharged from a health facility, and who received a health check later, DELPPCHKATM_01 (M67_1) reports the time in hours, days, or weeks between the delivery and the woman's postpartum health check.

The related variable DELPPCHKA_01 (M66_1) indicates whether such women received postnatal health checks.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Egypt
Myanmar

Comparability

DELPPCHKATM_01 (M67_1) varies in terms of which women are asked this question. Users should be attentive to the "Universe" tab when using this variable. Apart from universe differences and minor variation in question wording, DELPPCHKATM_01 (M67_1) is comparable across most samples. Samples with other comparability issues are discussed below.

Comparability - Standard DHS

DELPPCHKATM_01 (M67_1) first appears in phase V of the standard DHS questionnaire and is consistent and included in all subsequent phases.

Comparability — Egypt [top]

The 2005 Egyptian sample reports the time between birth and the postnatal check in days or weeks only, not in terms of hours.

Comparability — Myanmar [top]

The 2015 Myanmar survey includes women who delivered away from a health facility and received a health check after delivery. The related variable, DELPPCHKBTIM_ALL (M51_x), includes women who delivered at a health facility and received a health check either before or after discharge

Universe

  • Angola 2015: 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.
  • Bangladesh 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.
  • Bangladesh 2011: Ever-married women age 12-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey and who received a health check at a health facility after delivery.
  • Benin 2006: 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.
  • Benin 2017: 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.
  • Burundi 2016: 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.
  • Egypt 2005: 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.
  • Ethiopia 2016: 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.
  • Ghana 2008: 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.
  • Guinea 2018: 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.
  • India 2005: 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.
  • India 2015: 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: 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 2017: 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.
  • Kenya 2008: 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.
  • Lesotho 2009: 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.
  • Liberia 2007: 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.
  • Madagascar 2008: 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.
  • Malawi 2010: 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.
  • Mali 2018: 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.
  • Myanmar 2015: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey, who had a health check after giving birth away from a medical facility.
  • Namibia 2006: 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.
  • Nepal 2006: 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.
  • Nepal 2016: 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.
  • Nigeria 2008: 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.
  • Nigeria 2018: 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.
  • Pakistan 2006: 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.
  • Pakistan 2017: 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.
  • Senegal 2017: 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.
  • South Africa 2016: 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.
  • Tanzania 2010: 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.
  • Tanzania 2015: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey, who delivered their last birth in any location other than at a trained birth attendant's premises, and who had a health check after the birth (but not before being discharged from a medical facility).
  • Uganda 2006: 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.
  • Uganda 2016: 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.
  • Zambia 2007: 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.
  • Zambia 2018: 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.
  • Zimbabwe 2005: 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.
  • Angola: 2015-W, 2015-W
  • Bangladesh: 2007-W, 2007-W, 2011-W, 2011-W
  • Benin: 2006-W, 2006-W, 2017-W, 2017-W
  • Burundi: 2016-W, 2016-W
  • Egypt: 2005-W, 2005-W
  • Ethiopia: 2016-W, 2016-W
  • Ghana: 2008-W, 2008-W
  • Guinea: 2018-W, 2018-W
  • India: 2005-W, 2005-W, 2015-W, 2015-W
  • Jordan: 2007-W, 2007-W, 2017-W, 2017-W
  • Kenya: 2008-W, 2008-W
  • Lesotho: 2009-W, 2009-W
  • Liberia: 2007-W
  • Madagascar: 2008-W, 2008-W
  • Malawi: 2010-W, 2010-W
  • Mali: 2018-W, 2018-W
  • Myanmar: 2015-W, 2015-W
  • Namibia: 2006-W, 2006-W
  • Nepal: 2006-W, 2006-W, 2016-W, 2016-W
  • Nigeria: 2008-W, 2008-W, 2018-W, 2018-W
  • Pakistan: 2006-W, 2017-W, 2017-W
  • Senegal: 2017-W, 2017-W
  • South Africa: 2016-W, 2016-W
  • Tanzania: 2010-W, 2010-W, 2015-W, 2015-W
  • Uganda: 2006-W, 2006-W, 2016-W, 2016-W
  • Zambia: 2007-W, 2007-W, 2018-W, 2018-W
  • Zimbabwe: 2005-W, 2005-W