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PRECALTERMMO_NP (V240_NP)
Month of last pregnancy termination prior to calendar (Nepali calendar)
Group: Fertility

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Description

For women who had any pregnancies terminated through abortion, miscarriage or stillbirth prior to the survey's birth calendar, PRECALTERMMO_NP (V240_NP) reports the calendar month of the termination, according to the Nepali calendar (or Vikram Samvat).  

The Nepalese year uses 12 lunar months of 29-32 days. According to the Gregorian calendar, the Nepalese year begins in mid-April and ends the following April. In general, the Nepalese calendar is 57 years ahead of the Gregorian calendar.

Comparability

Apart from universe differences, PRECALTERMMO_NP (V240_NP) is comparable across Nepali samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

PRECALTERMMO (V240) first appears in phase IV of the standard DHS questionnaire and is consistent and included in all subsequent phases. PRECALTERMMO_NP is country-specific to Nepali samples.

Universe

  • Nepal 2001: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have had a pregnancy terminated through abortion, miscarriage or stillbirth prior to the start of the survey calendar.
  • Nepal 2006: Women age 15-49 who have had a pregnancy terminated through abortion, miscarriage, or stillbirth prior to the start of the survey calendar.
  • Nepal 2011: Women age 15-49 who have had a pregnancy terminated through abortion, miscarriage, or stillbirth prior to the start of the survey calendar.
  • Nepal 2016: Women age 15-49 who have had a pregnancy terminated through abortion, miscarriage, or stillbirth prior to the start of the survey calendar.
  • Nepal: 2001-B, 2001-C, 2001-W, 2006-B, 2006-C, 2006-W, 2011-W, 2011-B, 2011-C, 2016-B, 2016-W, 2016-C