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DELPPCHKA_ALL (M66_X)
Woman's health checked after discharge/home delivery

DELPPCHKA_ALL variables are 1-digit variables.

Codes

0 = No
1 = Yes
7 = Don't know
8 = Missing
9 = NIU (not in universe)

Description

For women who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey and delivered their child at home, away from a medical facility, or who delivered their child at a medical facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged from the health facility, DELPPCHKA_ALL (M66_x) indicates whether the woman received a postpartum health check sometime after the delivery of her child.

DELPPCHKA_ALL consists of a set of six separate variables, covering the most recent birth (DELPPCHKA_01) up to the sixth-most-recent birth (i.e., DELPPCHKA_02, DELPPCHKA_03, DELPPCHKA_04, DELPPCHKA_05, and DELPPCHKA_06) during the reference period prior to the survey. If DELPPCHKA_ALL is included in a data extract, all these separate variables are included in a researcher's data file.

For surveys including this question, information for this variable was collected on all births, up to a maximum of six, in the reference period. In many cases, data were hypothetically collected on up to six births, but no women in the survey had so many births (e.g., no woman had 4 or more births in 3 years, or had 5 or 6 births in 5 years). If, for example, no woman in a survey had 6 births in five years and only blank values were included in the original DHS file, then DELPPCHKA_06 would not be available for that survey in IPUMS-DHS.

Many surveys, specified in the Comparability section, collected this information for the most recent birth only (DELPPCHKA_01).

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Afghanistan
Angola
Bangladesh
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Cote d'Ivoire
Egypt
Ethiopia
Ghana
India
Kenya
Lesotho
Malawi
Mali
Model
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nigeria
Pakistan
Rwanda
Senegal
Tanzania
Uganda
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Comparability

DELPPCHKA_ALL (M66_x) varies across samples in terms of which women are asked this question. Users should be attentive to the "Universe" tab above when using this variable. Apart from universe differences and minor variation in question wording, DELPPCHKA_ALL (M66_x) is comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

DELPPCHKA_ALL (M66_x) first appears in phase V of the standard DHS questionnaire and is consistent and included in all subsequent phases.

Comparability — Afghanistan [top]

The 2015 Afghanistan survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Angola [top]

The 2015 Angola survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Bangladesh [top]

The 2011 and 2014 Bangladesh surveys collected this information for the most birth only.

Comparability — Benin [top]

The 2006 Benin survey collected this information for the most recent birth only. The 2011 Benin survey collected this information for additional births.

Comparability — Burkina Faso [top]

The 2010 Burkina Faso survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Burundi [top]

The 2010 and 2016 Burundi surveys collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Cameroon [top]

The 2011 Cameroon survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Congo (Democratic Republic) [top]

The 2013 Congo Democratic Republic survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Cote d'Ivoire [top]

The 2011 Cote d'Ivoire survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Egypt [top]

The 2014 Egyptian survey collected this information for the most recent birth only. The 2005 Egyptian survey collected this information for additional births.

Comparability — Ethiopia [top]

The 2011 and 2016 Ethiopian surveys collected this information for the most recent birth only.

The 2016 Ethiopia survey asks whether the woman received a health check after leaving the health facility, even if she received a health check before discharge.

Comparability — Ghana [top]

The 2014 Ghana survey collected this information for the most recent birth only. The 2008 Ghana survey collected this information for additional births.

Comparability — India [top]

The 2015 India survey collected this information for the most recent birth only. The 2005 India survey collected this information for additional births.

Comparability — Kenya [top]

The 2014 Kenya survey collected this information for the most recent birth only. The 2008 Kenya survey collected this information for additional births.

Comparability — Lesotho [top]

The 2009 and 2014 Lesotho surveys collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Malawi [top]

The 2010 Malawi survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Mali [top]

The 2012 Mali survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Model [top]

The 2015 Model survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Mozambique [top]

The 2011 Mozambique survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Myanmar [top]

The 2015 Myanmar survey collected this information on the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Namibia [top]

The 2013 Namibia survey collected this information for the most recent birth only. The 2006 Namibia survey collected this information for additional births.

Comparability — Nigeria [top]

The 2013 Nigerian survey collected this information for the most recent birth only. The 2008 Nigerian survey collected this information for additional births.

Comparability — Pakistan [top]

The 2012 Pakistan survey collected this information for the most recent birth only. The 2006 Pakistan survey collected this information for additional births.

Comparability — Rwanda [top]

The 2010 and 2014 Rwandan surveys collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Senegal [top]

The 2017 Senegal survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Tanzania [top]

The 2015 Tanzania survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Uganda [top]

The 2016 Uganda survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

The 2016 Uganda survey asks whether the woman received a health check after leaving the health facility, even if she received a health check before discharge.

Comparability — Yemen [top]

The 2013 Yemen survey collected this information for the most recent birth only.

Comparability — Zambia [top]

The 2013 Zambian survey collected this information for the most recent birth only. The 2007 Zambian survey collected this information for additional births.

Comparability — Zimbabwe [top]

The 2010 Zimbabwe survey collected this information for the most recent birth only. The 2005 Zimbabwe survey collected this information for additional births.

Universe

  • Afghanistan 2015: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Angola 2015: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Bangladesh 2011: Ever-married women age 12-49 who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Bangladesh 2014: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Benin 2006: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Benin 2011: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Burkina Faso 2010: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Burundi 2010: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Burundi 2016: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Cameroon 2011: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) 2013: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Cote d'Ivoire 2011: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Egypt 2005: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Egypt 2014: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Ethiopia 2011: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Ethiopia 2016: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Ghana 2008: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Ghana 2014: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Guinea 2012: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • India 2005: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • India 2015: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Kenya 2008: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Kenya 2014: Women age 15-49 whose households were selected for the men's survey, who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey, and who either a) had their last birth outside of a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Lesotho 2009: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Lesotho 2014: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Madagascar 2008: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Malawi 2010: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Mali 2012: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Model 2015: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Mozambique 2011: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Myanmar 2015: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Namibia 2006: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Namibia 2013: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Niger 2012: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and a) either had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility (that was not categorized as "other public or private") and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Nigeria 2008: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Nigeria 2013: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Pakistan 2006: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Pakistan 2012: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Rwanda 2010: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Rwanda 2014: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Senegal 2010: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Senegal 2012: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Senegal 2014: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Senegal 2015: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Senegal 2016: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Senegal 2017: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Tanzania 2010: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Tanzania 2015: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey, and who delivered their last birth in any location other than at a trained birth attendant's premises.
  • Uganda 2006: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Uganda 2011: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Uganda 2016: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Yemen 2013: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married, gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey, and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Zambia 2007: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Zambia 2013: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Zimbabwe 2005: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Zimbabwe 2010: Women who gave birth in the 5 years previous to the survey and either a) had their last birth away from a health facility or b) gave birth at a health facility and did not receive a health check before being discharged.
  • Afghanistan: 2015-W
  • Angola: 2015-W
  • Bangladesh: 2011-W, 2014-W
  • Benin: 2006-W, 2011-W
  • Burkina Faso: 2010-W
  • Burundi: 2010-W, 2016-W
  • Cameroon: 2011-W
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2013-W
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2011-W
  • Egypt: 2005-W, 2014-W
  • Ethiopia: 2011-W, 2016-W
  • Ghana: 2008-W, 2014-W
  • Guinea: 2012-W
  • India: 2005-W, 2015-W
  • Kenya: 2008-W, 2014-W
  • Lesotho: 2009-W, 2014-W
  • Madagascar: 2008-W
  • Malawi: 2010-W
  • Mali: 2012-W
  • Model: 2015-W
  • Mozambique: 2011-W
  • Myanmar: 2015-W
  • Namibia: 2006-W, 2013-W
  • Niger: 2012-W
  • Nigeria: 2008-W, 2013-W
  • Pakistan: 2006-W, 2012-W
  • Rwanda: 2010-W, 2014-W
  • Senegal: 2010-W, 2012-W, 2014-W, 2015-W, 2016-W, 2017-W
  • Tanzania: 2010-W, 2015-W
  • Uganda: 2006-W, 2011-W, 2016-W
  • Yemen: 2013-W
  • Zambia: 2007-W, 2013-W
  • Zimbabwe: 2005-W, 2010-W