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HHDEATHYRNO (HV250)
Number of HH members who died in last 12 months

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Description

HHDEATHYRNO (HV250) indicates the number of household members who died in the 12 months before the survey.

The information in HHDEATHYRNO 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 when women, children, or births are the unit of analysis, and using the HHRESIDENT variable when household members are the unit of analysis.

Comparability

HHDEATHYRNO (HV250) has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

HHDEATHYRNO (HV250) was included in Phase 5 of the standard DHS household questionnaire, as part of the HIV/AIDS module.

Questions 301-306 of the Standard Phase 5 questionnaire relate to the situation of orphans and vulnerable children and were only to be included in included in countries where HIV prevalence is higher than 5 percent or where more than 8 percent of children age 0-17 are orphans (i.e., one or both biological parents have died).

Universe

  • Malawi 2010: Women age 15-49 in households with at least 1 death in the last 12 months.
  • Nigeria 2008: Women age 15-49 in households with at least 1 death in the last 12 months.
  • Nigeria 2013: Women age 15-49 in households with at least 1 death in the last 12 months.
  • South Africa 1998: Women age 15-49 in households with at least 1 death in the last 12 months.
  • Uganda 2006: Women age 15-49 in households with at least 1 death in the last 12 months.
  • Zambia 2007: Women age 15-49 in households with at least 1 death in the last 12 months.
  • Zimbabwe 2005: Women age 15-49 in households with at least 1 death in the last 12 months.
  • Malawi: 2010-W, 2010-M, 2010-C, 2010-B, 2010-H
  • Nigeria: 2008-W, 2008-M, 2008-C, 2008-H, 2008-B, 2013-W, 2013-M, 2013-C, 2013-H, 2013-B
  • South Africa: 1998-B, 1998-W, 1998-H, 1998-C
  • Uganda: 2006-B, 2006-W, 2006-M, 2006-C, 2006-H
  • Zambia: 2007-B, 2007-W, 2007-M, 2007-C, 2007-H
  • Zimbabwe: 2005-H, 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-M, 2005-C