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Region of previous residence (Benin)
Group: Migration

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PREVREGIONBJ (V105ABJ) reports the region (department) of Benin where the female respondent lived just before moving to her current place of residence.


PREVREGIONBJ (V105ABJ) is a country-specific variable for Benin that collects information about the department where the woman previously lived. PREVREGIONBJ has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

PREVREGIONBJ (V105ABJ) has country-specific codes, but the general question about previous region of residence is included in the standard DHS questionnaire beginning in Phase VII.


  • Benin 2017: Women age 15-49 who were not visitors to the household and who had not "always" lived in the region where they were interviewed.
  • Benin: 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B