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LITWRITE (LITWRITE)
Can write a simple letter

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Description

LITWRITE indicates whether the respondent can write a letter.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Pakistan

Comparability

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

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Comparability — Pakistan [top]

The 1991 Pakistan survey asks whether the respondent can write a simple letter.

Universe

  • Pakistan 1991: Women age 15-49 who have no education or whose highest level of education was primary school and who can read easily or with difficulty.
  • Yemen 1991: Ever-married women age 15-54 who have no education or whose highest level of education was less than 4 years of primary school and who can read.
  • Pakistan: 1991-C, 1991-B, 1991-W
  • Yemen: 1991-C, 1991-B, 1991-W