Codes and Frequencies
ETHNICITYCI98 (V131CI98) is a variable specific to Cote d'Ivoire that reports responses to a question about the woman's ethnic group.
There are no comparability problems for ETHNICITYCI98 (V131CI98).
While many DHS surveys listed response categories for the interviewer to mark for the ethnicity question, the Cote d'Ivoire 1998 questionnaire included only the question ("What is your ethnicity?") and a blank space for the interviewer to fill in.
Comparability - Standard DHS
ETHNICITY (V131) is a country-specific variable included in the standard DHS questionnaire for Phase 2 forward, with no standard wording or response categories.
- Cote d'Ivoire 1998: All women age 15-49.