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HCFRW3 (HCFRW3)
Known source for female condoms: Pharmacy (private) (Rwanda)

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Description

HCFRW3 indicates whether the woman reported a private pharmacy as a source for female condoms. This response category is country-specific to Rwanda.

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

HCFRW3 is combined with HCFRW4 (private dispensary) in HCFPRIVDRUG (all private, formal drug sources) for the 2010 and 2014 Rwanda samples. IPUMS-DHS users interested in using HCFRW3 are encouraged to review HCFPRIVDRUG for a more comprehensive response category.

Comparability

HCFRW3 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.

Though HCFRW3 is a country-specific response, this variable is combined with other responses in HCFPRIVDRUG, a variable that encompasses all private, formal drug sources as sources of female condoms. IPUMS-DHS users are encouraged to review the Description tab of HCFRW3 or the Comparability tab of HCFPRIVDRUG for more information on the specific categories combined for Rwanda 2010 and 2014.

Universe

  • Rwanda 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Rwanda 2014: All women age 15-49.
  • Rwanda: 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B