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DVHBRO (D119G)
Sought help to stop violence: Brother

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Description

For women who were randomly selected and interviewed for the domestic violence module and had experienced physical or sexual abuse, DVHBRO (D119G) indicates whether they sought help from their brother to stop that abuse.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Egypt
Jordan

Comparability

Differences resulting from the question wording for the variable DVHANY (D119Y) may limit the comparability of DVHBRO (D119G) across samples. In effect, while most samples ask if the woman has "ever" sought help from her brother to stop such abuse, some samples ask if the woman sought help from her brother to stop such abuse "within the past year."

Only those countries with comparability issues for this variable are discussed below.

Comparability - Standard DHS

DVHBRO (D119G) is not included in the standard DHS questionnaire for any phase, but it is based on a question included in phase IV of the standard domestic violence module.

Comparability — Egypt [top]

The Egypt 2005 sample asks whether the respondent sought help from her brother to stop abuse from her husband or partner within the past year.

Comparability — Jordan [top]

The 2007 Jordan sample asks from whom the respondent sought help to stop abuse from her husband within the past year.

Universe

  • Burkina Faso 2010: Women age 15-49 who were selected for the domestic violence module and who have experienced physical violence from someone other than their husband since they were 15, have been physically hurt by someone during pregnancy, or have experienced physical, emotional, or sexual violence from their husband or partner at any point in time.
  • Cote d'Ivoire 2011: Women age 15-49 who were selected for the domestic violence module and who have experienced physical violence from someone other than their husband since they were 15, have been physically hurt by someone during pregnancy, or have experienced physical, emotional, or sexual violence from their husband or partner at any point in time.
  • Egypt 2005: Ever-married women age 15-49 who were selected and interviewed for the domestic violence module, and who have experienced physical or sexual violence from their husband in the past year.
  • Jordan 2007: Ever-married women age 15-49 who were selected and interviewed for the domestic violence module, and who have experienced physical or sexual violence at any time from their husband.
  • Jordan 2012: Ever-married women age 15-49 who were selected and interviewed for the domestic violence module, and who have experienced physical violence since age 15, while pregnant, or physical or sexual violence at any time from their husband.
  • Jordan 2017: Ever-married women age 15-49 who were selected and interviewed for the domestic violence module, and who have experienced physical violence since age 15, while pregnant, or physical or sexual violence at any time from their husband.
  • Malawi 2004: Women age 15-49 who were selected and interviewed for the domestic violence module, and who have been physically hurt by anyone since age 15 or have ever been physically hurt or sexually forced by their husband/partner.
  • Mali 2006: Women age 15-49 who were selected and interviewed for the domestic violence module, and who were ever forced sexually or experienced physical violence since age 15.
  • Rwanda 2005: Women age 15-49 who were selected and interviewed for the domestic violence module and who have experienced physical violence from someone other than their husband since they were 15, have been physically hurt by someone during pregnancy, or have experienced physica or sexual violence from their husband or partner at any point in time.
  • Rwanda 2010: Women age 15-49 who were selected and interviewed for the domestic violence module, and who have ever been forced by anyone to have sex or perform sex acts or have experienced physical violence from their husband/partner at any age or from someone other than a husband/partner since age 15.
  • Burkina Faso: 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Egypt: 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B
  • Jordan: 2007-W, 2007-C, 2007-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Malawi: 2004-W, 2004-C, 2004-B
  • Mali: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B
  • Rwanda: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C