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Needs service not covered by NHIS: Care for newborn

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NHISNEEDNEWB indicates whether the respondent needs some type of care for a newborn, for up to 3 months, that is not covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of Ghana.


Apart from universe differences, NHISNEEDNEWB has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

NHISNEEDNEWB is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.


  • Ghana 2008: Women age 15-49 who need health services not covered by NHIS.
  • Ghana 2014: All women age 15-49.
  • Ghana: 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2008-W, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B, 2014-W