Codes and Frequencies
MLSRCTV indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the woman reported she saw or heard a malaria message on television.
Comparability — Index
Along with universe differences, MLSRCTV differs across samples in question wording, as described below.
Comparability - Standard DHS
MLSRCTV is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Burundi [top]
The 2010 Burundi survey asks where the respondent has heard that insecticide treated nets protect against malaria.
Comparability — Tanzania [top]
The 2015 Tanzania survey asks specifically about the messages "Malaria Haikubaliki" (malaria unacceptable) and "Maliza Malaria" (end malaria) in the past year.
- Burundi 2010: All women age 15-49.
- Guinea 1999: Women age 15-49 who have ever heard or seen an education message about malaria.
- Mali 2018: All women age 15-49.
- Tanzania 2015: Women age 15-49 who have seen or heard the slogan "Malaria Haikubaliki" (malaria unacceptable) or "Maliza Malaria" (end malaria) in the past year.