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Post-partum check: Observed child for danger signs (last birth)

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For women who gave birth in the five years preceding the survey, PPSIGNSOBS_01 indicates whether a health care provider observed the child for danger signs in the first two days after the child's birth (for the last birth).


PPSIGNSOBS_01 has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard

PPSIGNSOBS_01 is a country-specific variable, but it is part of a series on checks from a health care provider in the first two days after birth, which is included in Phase VII forward of the standard DHS questionnaire.


  • Nepal 2016: Women age 15-49 who gave birth in the 5 years before the survey.
  • Nepal: 2016-W, 2016-W