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INSHHANYPRIVATE (INSHHANYPRIVATE)
HH member(s) covered by health insurance: Commercial/privately purchased

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Description

INSHHANYPRIVATE indicates whether any member of the household is covered by privately purchased commercial health insurance.

The information in INSHHANYPRIVATE is taken from the household record and applies to regular household members, 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

Apart from universe differences, INSHHANYPRIVATE has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Universe

  • India 2005: Women age 15-49 in households in which at least one regular household member is covered by a health scheme or health insurance.
  • India 2015: Women age 15-49 in households in which at least one regular household member is covered by a health scheme or health insurance.
  • Rwanda 2008: Women age 15-49 in households in which at least one regular household member is covered by a health scheme or health insurance.
  • India: 2005-H, 2005-W, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2005-B, 2005-M, 2015-H, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B, 2015-W, 2015-M
  • Rwanda: 2008-H, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2008-M