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Known source for male condoms: Regional hospital (public) (Mali)

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HCMML9 indicates whether the woman reported a public regional hospital as a source for male condoms. This response category is country-specific to Mali.

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.

HCMML9 is combined with HCMML8 (public national hospital) in HCMPUBHOS (all public hospitals) for the Mali samples. IPUMS-DHS users interested in using HCMML9 are encouraged to review HCMPUBHOS for a more comprehensive response category.


HCMML9 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 HCMML9 is a country-specific response, this variable is combined with other responses in HCMPUBHOS, a variable that encompasses all public hospitals as sources of male condoms. IPUMS-DHS users are encouraged to review the Description tab of HCMML9 or the Comparability tab of HCMPUBHOS for more information on the specific categories combined for Mali 2012.


  • Mali 2006: All women age 15-49.
  • Mali 2012: All women age 15-49.
  • Mali: 2006-C, 2006-B, 2006-W, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B