Codes and Frequencies
DVMPHYS indicates whether the respondent believes physical abuse is a type of domestic violence.
Comparability — Index
In addition to universe differences, there are significant differences in question wording in DVMPHYS. See below for country-specific comparability.
Comparability â Standard DHS
DVMPHYS is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Yemen [top]
The 2013 Yemen survey asks, "What is your understanding of domestic violence, does that mean: Physical abuse?"
- Yemen 2013: All women age 15-49.