Codes and Frequencies
HCMMATRCLIN indicates whether the woman reported a "maternity/nursing home" as a source for male condoms.
In the countries where these response categories exist, maternity or nursing homes are organizations that serve expectant mothers who are either poor or have potentially high-risk pregnancies.
Comparability — Index
Along with universe differences, HCMMATRCLIN has some variation in question wording that broadly applies to the "source for male condom" series. For discussion of question wording in this variable series, see the comparability section of HCMDK.
This response category has some variation in wording by country and phase, discussed below. The response category is typically organized under the "private medical sector" header in the survey, although some variation exists and is noted below.
Comparability - Standard DHS
An open-ended question on known sources for male condoms is included in the standard DHS questionnaire in Phases III forward. HCMMATRCLIN is country-specific and not part of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Samples from Phase III are also included in this variable. For discussion of differences between phases in this variable series, see the Comparability - Standard DHS tab of HCMDK.
Comparability — Benin [top]
The Benin 2006 survey organizes this response category under the "public sector" header.
Comparability — Ghana [top]
The Ghana 2003 and 2008 surveys word this response category as "Maternity Home."
Comparability — Kenya [top]
The Kenya 2003 and 2008 surveys word this response category as "Nursing/Maternity Home."
Comparability — Mali [top]
The Mali 2012 survey words this response category as "free clinic/maternity," organized under the "public sector" header.
- Benin 2006: All women age 15-49.
- Ghana 1998: All women age 15-49.
- Ghana 2003: All women age 15-49.
- Ghana 2008: All women age 15-49.
- Ghana 2014: All women age 15-49.
- Kenya 2003: All women age 15-49.
- Kenya 2008: All women age 15-49.
- Kenya 2014: Women age 15-49 in households selected for the long questionnaire.
- Mali 2001: All women age 15-49.
- Mali 2006: All women age 15-49.
- Mali 2012: All women age 15-49.
- Niger 1998: Women age 15-49 who have ever had sexual intercourse.