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Region of previous residence (Zimbabwe)
Group: Migration

Codes and Frequencies

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PREVREGIONZW (V105AZW) indicates the region of Zimbabwe where the respondent lived just before moving to her current place of residence.


PREVREGIONZW (V105AZW) is a country-specific variable for Zimbabwe that collects information about the region in which the woman previously lived. PREVREGIONZW has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

PREVREGIONZW (V105AZW) has country-specific codes, but the general question about previous region of residence is included in the standard DHS questionnaire beginning in Phase VII.


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