Codes and Frequencies
For women who had symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection in the past 12 months, STIADTD1 indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, they reported seeking advice or treatment from a public hospital or maternity home for this problem. This response category is country-specific to Chad.
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.
STIADTD1 (public hospital/maternity home) is combined with STIADTD2 (public military/garrison hospital) in STIADPUBHOS (all public hospitals) for the 2014 Chad sample. IPUMS-DHS users interested in using STIADTD1 are encouraged to review STIADPUBHOS for a more comprehensive response category.
STIADTD1 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.
Although STIADTD1 is a country-specific response not included in the standard DHS modules, it is combined with other responses in STIADPUBHOS, a standard variable that encompasses all public hospitals as sources for STI advice/treatment. IPUMS-DHS users are encouraged to review the Description tab of STIADTD1 or the Comparability tab of STIADPUBHOS for more information on the specific categories combined for the Chad samples.
- Chad 2014: Women age 15-49 who have ever had sex and who had symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection in the last 12 months, in households selected for the men's survey.