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FCHEALDAU (FCHEALDAU)
Complications of daughter's FC: Wound not healed properly

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Description

FCHEALDAU indicates whether the woman's daughter experienced a wound that failed to heal properly as a complication of female circumcision.

For most samples, the related variable FCINFECTDAU (FG117D) covers either infection or failure to heal properly as complications of a daughter's circumcision.

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, FCHEALDAU is comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

FCHEALDAU is a country-specific variable whose content overlaps with a question included in the first version of the DHS module on female genital cutting and a standard variable, FCINFECTDAU (FG117D), in DHS Phase 4.

Universe

  • Cameroon 2004: Women age 15-49 who were selected and interviewed for the FC module, and who have at least one living daughter that is circumcised.
  • Chad 2004: Women age 15-49 who have at least one living daughter that is circumcised.
  • Guinea 1999: Women age 15-49 who have at least one living daughter that is circumcised.
  • Cameroon: 2004-C, 2004-B, 2004-W
  • Chad: 2004-C, 2004-B, 2004-W
  • Guinea: 1999-C, 1999-B, 1999-W