Codes and Frequencies
PPIRONPRES_01 indicates whether the respondent received iron tablets after giving birth (for the last birth)
Comparability — Index
Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, PPIRONPRES_01 is largely comparable across samples.
Comparability - Standard DHS
PPIRONPRES_01 is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Morocco [top]
The 2003 Morocco survey asks whether the respondent received a prescription for iron.
Comparability — Nepal [top]
The 2006 and 2011 Nepal surveys ask whether the respondent received or bought any iron/folic acid tablets.
- Morocco 2003: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey, and whose health was checked after delivery.
- Nepal 2006: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
- Nepal 2011: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.