Codes and Frequencies
PREVDISTNP reports the district of Nepal where the respondent lived just before moving to her current place of residence.
The related variable PREVREGIONNP reports the province of Nepal where the respondent lived just before moving to her current place of residence.
PREVDISTNP is a country-specific variable for Nepal that collects information about the region where the woman previously lived. PREVDISTNP has no comparability issues.
Comparability - Standard DHS
PREVDISTNP has country-specific codes, but the general question about previous region of residence is included in the standard DHS questionnaire beginning in Phase VII.
- Nepal 2016: Women age 15-49 who were not visitors to the household and who had not lived "always" in the region where they were interviewed.