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Province of previous residence (South Africa)
Group: Migration

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PREVREGIONZA (V105AZA) indicates the province of South Africa where the respondent lived just before moving to her current place of residence.


PREVREGIONZA (V105AZA) is a country-specific variable for South Africa that collects information about the province in which the woman previously lived. PREVREGIONZA has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

PREVREGIONZA (V105AZA) has country-specific codes, but the general question about previous region of residence is included in the standard DHS questionnaire beginning in Phase VII.


  • South Africa 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.
  • South Africa: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B