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HCMRW7 (HCMRW7)
Known source for male condoms: Health center (public) (Rwanda)

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Description

HCMRW7 indicates whether the woman reported a public health center as a source for male condoms. This response category is country-specific to Rwanda.

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.

HCMRW7 is combined with HCMRW8 (public health post) in HCMPUBHC (all public health centers and health posts) for the 2010 and 2014 Rwanda samples. IPUMS-DHS users interested in using HCMRW7 are encouraged to review HCMPUBHC for a more comprehensive response category.

Comparability

HCMRW7 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 HCMRW7 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 HCMRW7 or the Comparability tab of HCMPUBHC 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-B, 2014-W, 2014-C