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HIGHBPDIAG (HIGHBPDIAG)
Adult ever diagnosed with high blood pressure

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Description

HIGHBPDIAG indicates whether the respondent has ever been diagnosed with high blood pressure or hypertension.

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, HIGHBPDIAG has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

HIGHBPDIAG is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Universe

  • Benin 2011: Women age 15-49 in households not selected for hemoglobin testing.
  • Burundi 2016: Women age 15-49 who have high blood pressure.
  • Ghana 2014: All women age 15-49.
  • Kenya 2014: Women age 15-49 in households selected for the male interview.
  • Lesotho 2009: Women age 15-49 who have had their blood pressure checked before the survey.
  • Lesotho 2014: Women age 15-49 who have had their blood pressure checked before the survey.
  • Senegal 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Benin: 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B
  • Burundi: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B
  • Ghana: 2014-B, 2014-W, 2014-C
  • Kenya: 2014-B, 2014-W, 2014-C
  • Lesotho: 2009-W, 2009-C, 2009-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • Senegal: 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B