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Partner's education level (Jordan)
Group: Education

Codes and Frequencies

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HUSEDLVLJO reports the highest level of school, within the Jordan educational system, that the respondent's most recent husband attended. This variable is country-specific to Jordan.


In addition to universe differences, HUSEDLVLJO differs across samples in the available response categories. These differences are largely due to changes in the Jordanian educational system.

To maximize comparability across samples, IPUMS-DHS uses composite coding for this variable. For example, all levels of secondary schooling share a common first digit of "2"; the second digit distinguishes between the old and new secondary school systems; and the third digit provides additional detail within these categories.

Comparability - Standard DHS

A question about the highest level of school the respondent has attended is included in every phase of the standard DHS questionnaire. HUSEDLVLJO is a country-specific variable.


  • Jordan 1990: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 1997: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2002: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2007: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2012: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2017: Ever-married women age 15-49 who are currently married.
  • Jordan: 1990-W, 1990-C, 1990-B, 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B, 2002-W, 2002-C, 2002-B, 2007-W, 2007-C, 2007-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B