HHOUTPAT1COSTHH is a 6-digit numeric variable.
0 = No cost/free
999995 = Paid in kind only
999996 = Non-resident
999997 = Don't know
999998 = Missing
999999 = NIU (not in universe)
HHOUTPAT1COSTHH reports how much money was spent in total on treatment and services the last time the household member selected for the health expenditures module (HHOUTPAT1LINENOHH) received outpatient care in the last four weeks.
Comparability — Index
In addition to slight differences in question wording, the units reported in HHINPAT1COSTHH reflect the specific currency used in a given country. See country-specific comparability.
Comparability - Standard DHS
HHOUTPAT1COSTHH is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS household questionnaire or standard out-of-pocket health expenditures module.
Comparability — Namibia [top]
The 2013 Namibia survey reports the amount spent on treatment and services in the Namibia dollar (NAD).
Comparability — Tanzania [top]
The 2015 Tanzania survey reports the amount spent on treatment and services in the Tanzanian shilling (TZS).
- Namibia 2013: Women age 15-64 in households with at least one member who received outpatient care in the last 4 weeks.
- Tanzania 2015: Women age 15-49 in households with at least one member who received outpatient care in the last 4 weeks.