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Sought STI advice from: Centre for Health and Social Advancement (CSPS) (public) (Burkina Faso)

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For women who had symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection in the past 12 months, STIADBF2 indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, they reported seeking advice or treatment from a Center for Health and Social Advancement for this problem. This response category is country-specific to Burkina Faso.

Some samples in the "STIAD" series include multiple categories that can be consolidated into a single broad response. IPUMS-DHS uses supplemental programming to combine these responses in a standard variable, while also preserving the separate responses in country-specific variables.

STIADBF2 is combined with STIADBF1 (public health center) and STIADBF3 (Maternal and child health center) in STIADPUBHC (all public health centers) for the 1998 Burkina Faso sample.

IPUMS-DHS users interested in using STIADBF2 are encouraged to review STIADPUBHC for a more comprehensive response category.


STIADBF2 has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

An open-ended question about where the woman received advice/treatment for an STI is included in Phases III, V and VI forward of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Though STIADBF2 is a country-specific response not included in the standard DHS modules, it is combined with other responses in STIADPUBHC, a standard variable that encompasses all public health centers as sources for STI advice/treatment. IPUMS-DHS users are encouraged to review the Description tab of STIADBF2 or the Comparability tab of STIADPUBHC for more information on the specific categories combined for the Burkina Faso samples.


  • Burkina Faso 1998: Women age 15-49 who have ever had sex and who had symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection for which they sought treatment in the last 12 months.
  • Burkina Faso: 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B