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Household member died from breast cancer recently

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HHCANCERDIEDBREST indicates whether any (former) member of the household had died from breast cancer (in the past 3 years).

The information in HHCANCERDIEDBREST is taken from the household record and applies to regular household residents, not temporary visitors. Researchers may wish to exclude visitors using the RESIDENT variable (with visitors coded "2") when women, children, or births are the unit of analysis, and using the HHRESIDENT variable when household members are the unit of analysis.


HHCANCERDIEDBREST has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

HHCANCERDIEDBREST is a country-specific variable not included in the standard DHS household questionnaire.


  • Afghanistan 2015: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Afghanistan: 2015-C, 2015-W, 2015-B, 2015-M, 2015-H, 2015-W