Codes and Frequencies
FPTALKDR indicates whether the woman has discussed the practice of family planning with a medical doctor in the last 6 months.
FPTALKDR has no comparability problems.
Comparability - Standard DHS
An open-ended question about the woman's discussion of family planning is included in the standard DHS questionnaire for Phases III and IV, though FPTALKDR is a country-specific response and is not included in the standard DHS modules.
- Egypt 1988: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have ever used a method of family planning.
- Mozambique 2003: All women age 15-49.