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FPNOWUSLAM (V307_13)
FP method currently used: Lactational amenorrhea method (LAM)

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Description

FPNOWUSLAM (V307_13) indicates whether the woman is now using the lactational amenorrhea method (LAM) to delay or avoid getting pregnant.

IPUMS-DHS users may also be interested in FPMETHNOW (V312), which reports the woman's current contraceptive method.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Egypt

Comparability

Apart from universe differences, FPNOWUSLAM (V307_13) is largely comparable across samples.

In the majority of cases, the surveys refer to the "lactational amenorrhea method." Some surveys, as noted below, slightly diverged from this wording.

Comparability - Standard DHS

FPNOWUSLAM (V307_13) is included in the standard DHS questionnaire for Phase IV forward.

Comparability — Egypt [top]

For the 2000, 2005, and 2008 Egyptian surveys, this response category is referred to as "Prolonged breastfeeding."

Universe

  • Afghanistan 2015: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Angola 2015: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Bangladesh 2014: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Benin 2001: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Benin 2006: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Benin 2011: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Burkina Faso 2003: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Burkina Faso 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Burundi 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Burundi 2016: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Cameroon 2004: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Cameroon 2011: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Cote d'Ivoire 2011: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Egypt 2000: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Egypt 2005: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Egypt 2008: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Ethiopia 2005: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Ethiopia 2011: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Ethiopia 2016: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Ghana 2003: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Ghana 2008: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Ghana 2014: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Guinea 2005: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Guinea 2012: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • India 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Kenya 2008: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Kenya 2014: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Lesotho 2004: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Madagascar 2003: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Madagascar 2008: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Malawi 2000: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Malawi 2016: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Mali 2006: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Mali 2012: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Model 2015: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Morocco 2003: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Mozambique 2003: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Mozambique 2011: All women age 15-49.
  • Myanmar 2015: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Namibia 2013: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Niger 2006: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Niger 2012: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Nigeria 2003: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Nigeria 2008: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Nigeria 2013: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Pakistan 2012: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Rwanda 2000: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Rwanda 2005: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Rwanda 2010: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Rwanda 2014: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Senegal 2005: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Senegal 2010: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Senegal 2012: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Senegal 2014: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Senegal 2015: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Senegal 2016: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Senegal 2017: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Tanzania 1999: All women age 15-49.
  • Tanzania 2004: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Tanzania 2010: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Uganda 2001: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Uganda 2006: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Uganda 2011: All women age 15-49.
  • Uganda 2016: Women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Yemen 2013: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Zambia 2001: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Zambia 2007: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Zimbabwe 1999: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Zimbabwe 2005: Women age 15-49 who have ever used breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea) as a method of family planning.
  • Zimbabwe 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Afghanistan: 2015-C, 2015-W, 2015-B
  • Angola: 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Bangladesh: 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Benin: 2001-W, 2001-C, 2001-B, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Burkina Faso: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B
  • Burundi: 2010-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Cameroon: 2004-W, 2004-C, 2004-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Egypt: 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B
  • Ethiopia: 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Ghana: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Guinea: 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • India: 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Kenya: 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Lesotho: 2004-W, 2004-C, 2004-B
  • Madagascar: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B
  • Malawi: 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Mali: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • Model: 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B
  • Morocco: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B
  • Mozambique: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Myanmar: 2015-C, 2015-W, 2015-B
  • Namibia: 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-B
  • Niger: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • Nigeria: 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-B
  • Pakistan: 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B
  • Rwanda: 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-B, 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Senegal: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2012-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2014-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Tanzania: 1999-B, 1999-W, 1999-C, 2004-B, 2004-W, 2004-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C
  • Uganda: 2001-B, 2001-W, 2001-C, 2006-B, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2011-B, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Yemen: 2013-B, 2013-W, 2013-C
  • Zambia: 2001-B, 2001-W, 2001-C, 2007-B, 2007-W, 2007-C
  • Zimbabwe: 1999-B, 1999-W, 1999-C, 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-W, 2010-C