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Region of previous residence (Tanzania)

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PREVREGIONTZ (V105ATZ) indicates the region of Tanzania where the respondent lived just before moving to her current place of residence.


PREVREGIONTZ (V105ATZ) is a country-specific variable for Tanzania that collects information about the region in which the woman previously lived. PREVREGIONTZ has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

PREVREGIONTZ (V105ATZ) has country-specific codes, but the general question about previous region of residence is included in the standard DHS questionnaire beginning in Phase VII.


  • Tanzania 2015: Women age 15-49 who were not visitors to the household and who had not lived "always" in the region where they were interviewed.
  • Tanzania: 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B, 2015-W