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INSBENEFITEV (INSBENEFITEV)
Ever benefitted from mutual health organization or insurance scheme (HH)

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Description

INSBENEFITEV indicates whether the respondent for the household survey or a member of their family had ever benefitted from membership in a mutual health organization or health insurance scheme.

The information in INSBENEFITEV is taken from the household record and applies to regular household residents, not temporary visitors. Researchers may wish to exclude visitors using the RESIDENT variable (with visitors coded "2") when women, children, or births are the unit of analysis, and using the HHRESIDENT variable when household members are the unit of analysis.

Comparability

INSBENEFITEV has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

INSBENEFITEV is a country-specific variable not included in the standard DHS household questionnaire.

Universe

  • Ghana 2003: Women age 15-49 in households in which the respondent for the household survey was currently a member of a mutual health organization or health insurance scheme.
  • Ghana: 2003-H, 2003-W, 2003-W, 2003-C, 2003-B, 2003-M