DELPPCHKBNP1_ALL variables are 1-digit variables.
0 = No
1 = Yes
7 = Don't know
8 = Missing
9 = NIU (not in universe)
DELPPCHKBNP1_ALL indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the woman reported she received a health check from a maternal and child health (MCH) worker after delivering her child.
DELPPCHKBNP1_ALL consists of a set of six separate variables, covering the most recent birth (DELPPCHKBNP1_01) up to the sixth-most-recent birth (i.e., DELPPCHKBNP1_02, DELPPCHKBNP1_03, DELPPCHKBNP1_04, DELPPCHKBNP1_05, and DELPPCHKBNP1_06) during the reference period prior to the survey. If DELPPCHKBNP1_ALL is included in a data extract, all these separate variables are included in a researcher's data file.
Comparability — Index
DELPPCHKBNP1_ALL has no comparability problems.
Comparability - Standard DHS
DELPPCHKBNP1_ALL is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Nepal [top]
The 1996 Nepal survey asks whether the child's mother received a health check within 24 hours after delivering the child.
- Nepal 1996: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.