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Needs service not covered by NHIS: Other

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NHISNEEDOTH indicates whether the respondent needs some other (unspecified) service that is not covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of Ghana. The meaning of "other" must be interpreted relative to the specific categories included in a particular sample.


Apart from universe differences, NHISNEEDOTH has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

NHISNEEDOTH 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