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DIABMEDHOW (DIABMEDHOW)
Method for taking diabetes medication

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Description

DIABMEDHOW reports the method the respondent is currently using to take medications for diabetes (orally, through injections, or both).

Comparability

Apart from slight differences in question wording, DIABMEDHOW is largely comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Universe

  • Lesotho 2009: Women age 15-49 who have ever been diagnosed with diabetes and are currently taking medication for diabetes.
  • Lesotho 2014: Women age 15-49 who have ever been diagnosed with diabetes and are currently taking medication for diabetes.
  • Lesotho: 2009-W, 2009-C, 2009-W, 2009-B, 2014-C, 2014-B, 2014-W, 2014-W