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Needs services not covered by NHIS (yes/no)

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NHISSERV indicates whether the woman needs services not covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of Ghana.


Apart from universe differences, NHISSERV has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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


  • Ghana 2008: Women age 15-49 who are covered by health insurance.
  • Ghana 2014: Women age 15-49 who are covered by health insurance or are registered with NHIS.
  • Ghana: 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B, 2008-W, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B, 2014-W