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STIADEG12 (STIADEG12)
Sought STI advice from: Private doctor (Egypt)

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Description

For women who had symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection in the past 12 months, STIADEG12 indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, they reported seeking advice or treatment from a private doctor for this problem. This response category is country-specific to Egypt.

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.

STIADEG12 is combined with STIADEG11 (private hospital/clinic) in STIADPRIVHOS (private hospital, clinic, or doctor) for the 2005 and 2014 Egypt samples. IPUMS-DHS users interested in using STIADEG12 are encouraged to review STIADPRIVHOS for a more comprehensive response category.

Comparability

STIADEG12 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 STIADEG12 is a country-specific response not included in the standard DHS modules, it is combined with other responses in STIADPRIVHOS, a standard variable that encompasses private hospitals, clinics, and doctors as sources for STI advice/treatment. IPUMS-DHS users are encouraged to review the Description tab of STIADEG12 or the Comparability tab of STIADPRIVHOS for more information on the specific categories combined for the Egypt samples.

Universe

  • Egypt 2005: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have ever had sex and who had symptoms of sexually transmitted infection in the last 12 months.
  • Egypt 2014: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have ever had sex and who had symptoms of sexually transmitted infection in the last 12 months.
  • Egypt: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B