Codes and Frequencies
DVAOTHER indicates whether the woman believes there are other situations in which a husband is justified in hitting or beating his wife. The meaning of "other" must be interpreted relative to the specific categories included in a particular sample.
DVAOTHER has no comparability issues.
Comparability – Standard DHS
DVAOTHER 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.
- Jordan 2002: Ever-married women age 15-49.