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Known source for ORS: Other (public) (Nepal)

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ORSNP1 indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the woman reported some other public medical source as a source for oral rehydration solution (ORS). ORS is typically used to treat dehydration in individuals with diarrhea. The meaning of "other" must be interpreted relative to the specific categories included in a particular sample. This response is country-specific to Nepal.


ORSNP1 has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

A question about sources of ORS is included in Phase II of the standard DHS questionnaire. ORSNP1 is a country-specific response category.


  • Nepal 1996: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Nepal: 1996-W, 1996-C, 1996-B