Data Cart

Your data extract

0 variables
0 samples
View Cart
FP1METHWHY (FP1METHWHY)
Main reason for choosing first FP method

Codes and Frequencies



Can't find the category you are looking for? Try the Detailed codes

Description

FP1METHWHY reports the main reason why the woman chose the first method of family planning she used.

Comparability

FP1METHWHY has no comparability problems.

To simplify use of this variable, IPUMS-DHS imposes composite coding, with broad rationales indicated by the first digit (e.g., code "1" for "Method-related reasons") and the second digit providing additional detail (e.g., code "11" for "Easy to obtain").

Comparability - Standard DHS

FP1METHWHY is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Universe

  • Nepal 1996: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have ever used a modern method of contraception.
  • Nepal: 1996-C, 1996-B, 1996-W