Codes and Frequencies
PREVREGIONMW (V105AMW) indicates the region of Malawi where the respondent lived just before moving to her current place of residence.
PREVREGIONMW (V105AMW) is a country-specific variable for Malawi that collects information about the region in which the woman previously lived. PREVREGIONMW has no comparability issues.
Comparability - Standard DHS
PREVREGIONMW (V105AMW) has country-specific codes, but the general question about previous region of residence is included in the standard DHS questionnaire beginning in Phase VII.
- Malawi 2016: Women age 15-49 who were not visitors to the household and who had not "always" lived in the region where they were interviewed.