Codes and Frequencies
ILLTRTRAD indicates whether the respondent treated her illness with a traditional treatment.
Comparability — Index
Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, ILLTRTRAD is largely comparable across samples.
Comparability - Standard DHS
ILLTRTRAD is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Niger [top]
The 2012 Niger survey asks about illnesses in the past 12 months.
Comparability — Senegal [top]
The 2010 Senegal survey asks about illnesses the respondent is currently suffering from.
- Niger 2012: Women age 15-49 who suffered from an illness in the last 12 months.
- Senegal 2010: Women age 15-49 who are suffering from an illness.