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Source of HH member's most recent inpatient care

Codes and Frequencies

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HHINPAT1LOCHH reports the type of health facility at which, in the last six months, the household member selected for the health expenditures module (HHINPATLINENOHH) most recently received inpatient care.


The response categories for HHINPAT1LOCHH may vary across samples.

The harmonized coding categories in the IPUMS-DHS variable HHINPAT1LOCHH reflect the major and minor categories in the original DHS variable(s). The major categories are:

  • 1000: Public sector facilities
  • 2000: Private medical sector facilities

The second, third, and fourth digits of HHINPAT1LOCHH's codes distinguish between specific locations and provide detail present in only some samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

HHINPAT1LOCHH is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS household questionnaire or in the standard out-of-pocket health expenditures module.


  • Namibia 2013: Women age 15-64 households with at least one member who received inpatient care in the last 6 months.
  • Namibia: 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-B, 2013-M, 2013-H, 2013-W