Codes and Frequencies
FCCOMPSWELL indicates whether the woman experienced swelling as a complication of female circumcision.
Comparability — Index
Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, FCCOMPSWELL is largely comparable across samples.
Comparability - Standard DHS
FCCOMPSWELL is included in neither the standard DHS questionnaire nor in any of the three versions of the standard DHS module on female genital cutting.
Comparability — Chad [top]
The 2004 Chad survey includes "Swelling of the genital area" as a response category.
Comparability — Egypt [top]
The 1995 Egypt survey includes "Swelling/failure to heal" as a response category.
- Chad 2004: Women age 15-49 who are circumcised.
- Egypt 1995: Ever-married women age 15-49 who are circumcised and had complications.