Codes and Frequencies
DELUMBTRVIOLET_01 indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the respondent reported that gentian violet (blue ink) was applied to the stump of her child's umbilical cord (for the last birth)
Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, DELUMBTRVIOLET_01 has no comparability problems.
Comparability - Standard DHS
DELUMBTRVIOLET_01 is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire, but it is part of a series in the standard newborn care module for Phase VII. DELUMBTRVIOLET_01 is a country-specific response.
- Bangladesh 2007: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey, delivered their last-born child at home, and knew what was used to cut the umbilical cord.
- Bangladesh 2011: Ever-married women age 12-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
- Bangladesh 2014: Ever-married women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 3 years before the survey.