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Known source for male condoms: Health center (public) (Cote d'Ivoire)

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HCMCI1 indicates whether the woman reported a public health center as a source for male condoms. This response category is country-specific to Cote d'Ivoire.

Some samples in the "HCM" 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.

HCMCI1 is combined with HCMCI2 (public health post) in HCMPUBHC (public health centers and health posts)for the 1998 Cote d'Ivoire sample. IPUMS-DHS users interested in using HCMCI1 are encouraged to review HCMPUBHC for a more comprehensive response category.


HCMCI1 has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Though HCMCI1 is a country-specific response, this variable is combined with other responses in HCMPUBHC, a variable that encompasses public health centers and health posts as sources of male condoms. IPUMS-DHS users are encouraged to review the Description tab of HCMCI1 or the Comparability tab of HCMPUBHC for more information on the specific categories combined for Cote d'Ivoire 1998.


  • Cote d'Ivoire 1998: Women age 15-49 who have ever had sexual intercourse.
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B