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HCFNM5 (HCFNM5)
Known source for female condoms: Outreach point (public) (Namibia)

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Description

HCFNM5 indicates whether the woman reported a public outreach point as a source for female condoms. This response category is country-specific to Namibia.

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.

HCFNM5 is combined with HCFNM6 (public mobile clinic) in HCFPUBMOB (all public mobile clinics) for the 2013 Namibia sample. IPUMS-DHS users interested in using HCFNM5 are encouraged to review HCFPUBMOB for a more comprehensive response category.

Comparability

HCFNM5 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 HCFNM5 is a country-specific response not included in the standard DHS modules, it is combined with other responses in HCFPUBMOB, a standard variable that encompasses all public mobile clinics as potential sources of female condoms. IPUMS-DHS users are encouraged to review the Description tab of HCFNM5 or the Comparability tab of HCFPUBMOB for more information on the specific categories combined for the 2013 Namibia sample.

Universe

  • Namibia 2013: All women age 15-64.
  • Namibia: 2013-C, 2013-B, 2013-W