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Year of most recent marriage or cohabitation

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MARLASTYR reports the year of the respondent's most recent marriage or cohabitation. The month of the woman's most recent marriage/union is reported in MARLASTMO.


MARLASTYR has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

MARLASTYR is a country-specific variable not included in the standard DHS questionnaire in any phase.


  • Ghana 1998: Women age 15-49 who have been married more than once.
  • Ghana: 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B