Codes and Frequencies
DVAINSREL indicates whether the woman believes a husband is justified in hitting or beating his wife if she insults his religion.
Comparability — Index
DVAINSREL has no comparability issues.
Comparability – Standard DHS
DVAINSREL is a country-specific variable not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire, but it is related to a series of questions about when the woman believes wife beating is justified, included in Phase IV forward of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Jordan [top]
The 2002 Jordan survey includes "Insults the religion" as a write-in response category to an open-ended question about other situations in which the woman believes a husband is justified in hitting or beating his wife.
- Jordan 2002: Ever-married women age 15-49.