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Pro daughter's FC: Other

Codes and Frequencies

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FCWANTOTH indicates whether the woman mentioned some "other person" in response to the following question: "Is (Was) there anyone who is encouraging (encouraged) you to have your daughter circumcised? Anyone else?" The meaning of "other person" depends on the specific categories listed in the survey of interest.


FCWANTOTH has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

FCWANTOTH is a country-specific variable and is included in neither the standard DHS questionnaire nor in any version of the standard DHS module on female circumcision.


  • Egypt 1995: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of FC and have at least one living daughter.
  • Egypt: 1995-W, 1995-W, 1995-C, 1995-B