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LEAVETOWNFQ (LEAVETOWNFQ)
Frequency leaves town alone or with young children

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Description

LEAVETOWNFQ reports how frequently the respondent leaves the village/town/city alone or with her young children.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Bangladesh

Comparability

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

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Comparability — Bangladesh [top]

The 1994 Bangladesh survey asks, "Since you have been married, how frequently do you go to another part of your village/town/city?" (italics added) The 1997, 2000, and 2004 Bangladesh surveys ask about the frequency of going outside this village/town/city.

Universe

  • Bangladesh 1994: Currently-married women age 10-49.
  • Bangladesh 1997: Currently-married women age 10-49 who did not say they could not leave town alone or with young children.
  • Bangladesh 2000: Ever-married women age 10-49 who can or do leave town alone or with young children.
  • Bangladesh 2004: Ever-married women age 10-49 who can or do leave town alone or with young children.
  • Bangladesh: 1994-B, 1994-W, 1994-C, 1994-W, 1997-B, 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-W, 2000-B, 2000-W, 2000-C, 2000-W, 2004-W, 2004-C, 2004-B, 2004-W