Codes and Frequencies
HEPDK indicates whether the respondent said, in response to an open-ended question, that she did not know how to avoid hepatitis (or whether the disease could be prevented).
Comparability — Index
Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, HEPDK is largely comparable across samples.
Comparability - Standard DHS
HEPDK is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Pakistan [top]
The 2012 and 2017 Pakistan surveys ask about hepatitis B or C.
- Afghanistan 2015: Ever-married women age 15-49.
- Pakistan 2012: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of hepatitis B or C.
- Pakistan 2017: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of hepatitis B or C.