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ILLRECENT (ILLRECENT)
Adult had illness recently
Group: Illness

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Description

ILLRECENT indicates whether the woman experienced any illness recently.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Morocco
Tanzania

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and differences in question wording, ILLRECENT is largely comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

ILLRECENT is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Comparability — Congo (Democratic Republic) [top]

In the 2007 Democratic Republic of the Congo survey, the questionnaire asks whether the respondent has been sick in the last 2 weeks.

Comparability — Morocco [top]

The 1987 Moroccan survey asks whether the respondent has had an illness in the past month that required care or treatment.

Comparability — Tanzania [top]

In the 1996 Tanzania survey, the questionnaire asks whether the respondent has been sick in the last 4 weeks.

Universe

  • Congo (Democratic Republic) 2007: All women age 15-49.
  • Morocco 1987: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Tanzania 1996: All women age 15-49.
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2007-W, 2007-C, 2007-B
  • Morocco: 1987-W, 1987-C, 1987-B
  • Tanzania: 1996-W, 1996-C, 1996-B