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HCFMM2 (HCFMM2)
Known source for female condoms: Health post (public) (Myanmar)

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Description

HCFMM2 indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the woman reported a public health post as a source for female condoms. This response category is country-specific to Myanmar.

Some samples in the "HCF" series include multiple categories that can be consolidated into a single broad response. IPUMS-DHS uses supplemental programming to combine these responses in a standard variable, while also preserving the separate responses in country-specific variables.

HCFMM2 is combined with HCFMM1 (government health center), and HCFMM3 (public urban health center/maternal and child health center) in HCFPUBHC (all public health centers and health posts) for the 2015 Myanmar sample. IPUMS-DHS users interested in using HCFMM2 are encouraged to review HCFPUBHC for a more comprehensive response category.

Comparability

HCFMM2 has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

An open-ended question on known sources for female condoms is included in the standard DHS questionnaire in Phases IV forward.

Although HCFMM2 is a country-specific response not included in the standard DHS modules, it is combined with other responses in HCFPUBHC, a standard variable that encompasses all public health centers and health posts as potential sources for female condoms. IPUMS-DHS users are encouraged to review the Description tab of HCFMM2 or the Comparability tab of HCFPUBHC for more information on the specific categories combined for the 2015 Myanmar sample.

Universe

  • Myanmar 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Myanmar: 2015-C, 2015-W, 2015-B