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MARENDWHY (V538)
Reason previous marriage ended

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Description

MARENDWHY (V538) indicates the reason (death/widowhood, divorce, or separation) the respondent's previous marriage or union ended.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Morocco

Comparability

Apart from universe differences, MARENDWHY (V538) has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

MARENDWHY (V538) is included in Phase V of the standard DHS questionnaire as part of the HIV/AIDS module. The questions related to MARENDWHY should only be included in countries where HIV prevalence is higher than 5 percent or where more than 8 percent of children age 0-17 years are orphans (i.e., one or both biological parents have died).

Comparability — Morocco [top]

The 1992 Morocco survey asks why the respondent's first marriage ended.

Universe

  • Benin 2006: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married or in union, and have been married or in union more than once or are not currently married or in union.
  • Lesotho 2009: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or in union and have been married or in union more than once.
  • Malawi 2010: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or in union and have been married or in union more than once.
  • Mali 2006: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married or in union, and have been married or in union more than once or are not currently married or in union.
  • Morocco 1992: Women age 15-49 who have been married more than once.
  • Namibia 2006: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or in union and have been married or in union more than once.
  • Niger 2006: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married or in union, and have been married or in union more than once or are not currently married or in union.
  • Nigeria 2008: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or in union and have been married or in union more than once.
  • Nigeria 2013: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or in union and have been married or in union more than once.
  • Senegal 2005: Women age 15-49 who have been married or in union more than once or are not currently married or in union.
  • Uganda 2006: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or in union and have been married or in union more than once.
  • Zambia 2007: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or in union and have been married or in union more than once.
  • Zambia 2013: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married or in union, and have been married or in union more than once or are not currently married or in union.
  • Zambia 2018: Women age 15-49 who are currently married or in union and have been married or in union more than once.
  • Zimbabwe 2005: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married or in union, and have been married or in union more than once or are not currently married or in union.
  • Benin: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B
  • Lesotho: 2009-W, 2009-C, 2009-B
  • Malawi: 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B
  • Mali: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B
  • Morocco: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B
  • Namibia: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B
  • Niger: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B
  • Nigeria: 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2013-W, 2013-C, 2013-B
  • Senegal: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C
  • Uganda: 2006-B, 2006-W, 2006-C
  • Zambia: 2007-B, 2007-W, 2007-C, 2013-B, 2013-W, 2013-C, 2018-W, 2018-C, 2018-B
  • Zimbabwe: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C