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DIABMED (DIABMED)
Currently taking diabetes medications
Group: Diabetes

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Description

DIABMED indicates whether the respondent is currently taking medications for diabetes.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Zambia

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, DIABMED has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Comparability — Zambia [top]

The 2018 Zambia survey asks if the woman is taking or has taken any drugs (medication) for diabetes in the last two weeks.

Universe

  • Benin 2017: Women age 15-49 who have ever been diagnosed with diabetes, in households selected for the men's survey.
  • Lesotho 2009: Women age 15-49 who have ever been diagnosed with diabetes.
  • Lesotho 2014: Women age 15-49 who have ever been diagnosed with diabetes.
  • Mali 2018: Women age 15-49 who have ever been diagnosed with diabetes.
  • Zambia 2018: Women age 15-49 who have ever been diagnosed with diabetes.
  • Benin: 2017-B, 2017-W, 2017-C
  • Lesotho: 2009-W, 2009-C, 2009-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Mali: 2018-B, 2018-W, 2018-C
  • Zambia: 2018-B, 2018-W, 2018-C