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Payment for HH members' health care: Privately purchased insurance

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HCHHPAYPRIV indicates whether privately purchased insurance paid the fees for household members' health care.

The information in HCHHANYPAYPRIV is taken from the household record and applies to regular household residents, not temporary visitors. Researchers may wish to exclude visitors using the RESIDENT variable (with visitors coded "2") when women, children, or births are the unit of analysis, and using the HHRESIDENT variable when household members are the unit of analysis.

Comparability — Index



HCHHANYPAYPRIV has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

HCHHANYPAYPRIV is a country-specific variable not included in the standard DHS household questionnaire.

Comparability — Uganda [top]

The 2006 Uganda survey asks about payment of fees at the place where household members mainly go for health care.


  • Uganda 2016: Women age 15-49.
  • Uganda: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B, 2016-M, 2016-H, 2016-W