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ORSINFOSRC (V425)
Source of information on preparing ORS for diarrhea treatment

Codes and Frequencies



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Description

For women who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks, ORSINFOSRC (V425) reports where she learned about preparing a homemade ORS fluid for diarrhea treatment. Response categories vary across samples. See Comparability.

Comparability

Along with slight differences in question wording, the response categories for ORSINFOSRC vary across samples.

The harmonized coding categories in the IPUMS-DHS variable ORSINFOSRC were constructed to reflect the major and minor categories in the original DHS variable (V425). The major categories are:

  • 100: Public sector facilities
  • 200: Private medical sector facilities
  • 300: Religious/mission facilities
  • 400: Other

The second and third digits of ORSINFOSRC's codes distinguish between specific locations and provide detail present in only some samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

ORSINFOSRC (V425) is included in Phase II of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Universe

  • Burkina Faso 1993: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Cameroon 1991: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Ghana 1993: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • India 1992: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Madagascar 1992: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Morocco 1992: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Niger 1992: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Nigeria 1990: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Pakistan 1991: Ever-married women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Rwanda 1992: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Senegal 1992: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Senegal 1997: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Tunisia 1988: Ever-married women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Zambia 1992: Women age 15-49 who prepared ORS for their child's diarrhea in the past 2 weeks.
  • Burkina Faso: 1993-W, 1993-C, 1993-B
  • Cameroon: 1991-W, 1991-C, 1991-B
  • Ghana: 1993-W, 1993-C, 1993-B
  • India: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B
  • Madagascar: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B
  • Morocco: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B
  • Niger: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B
  • Nigeria: 1990-W, 1990-C, 1990-B
  • Pakistan: 1991-W, 1991-C, 1991-B
  • Rwanda: 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B
  • Senegal: 1992-B, 1992-W, 1992-C, 1997-B, 1997-W, 1997-C
  • Tunisia: 1988-W, 1988-C, 1988-B
  • Zambia: 1992-B, 1992-W, 1992-C