Codes and Frequencies
MLFATAL indicates whether the respondent believes someone can die of malaria.
Comparability — Index
Along with universe differences, there are differences in question wording that may limit the comparability of MLFATAL across samples.
Comparability - Standard DHS
MLFATAL is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Nigeria [top]
The 2018 Nigeria survey indicates whether the female respondent believes
every case of malaria can potentially lead to death.
- Guinea 1999: Women age 15-49 who have heard of malaria.
- Nigeria 2018: All women age 15-49.