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STIADTZ1 (STIADTZ1)
Sought STI advice from: Referral/specialist hospital (public) (Tanzania)

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Description

For women who had symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection in the past 12 months, STIADTZ1 indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, they reported seeking advice or treatment from a public referral/specialist hospital for this problem. This response category is country-specific to Tanzania.

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.

STIADTZ1 is combined with STIADTZ2 (public regional hospital) and STIADTZ3 (public district hospital) in STIADPUBHOS (all public hospitals) for the 1996, 2004, and 2010 Tanzania samples. IPUMS-DHS users interested in using STIADTZ1 are encouraged to review STIADPUBHOS for a more comprehensive response category.

Comparability

Apart from slight universe differences, STIADTZ1 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 STIADTZ1 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 STIADTZ1 or the Comparability tab of STIADPUBHOS for more information on the specific categories combined for the Tanzania samples.

Universe

  • Tanzania 1996: 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.
  • Tanzania 2004: 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.
  • Tanzania 2010: Women age 15-49 who have ever had sex and who had symptoms of sexually transmitted infection in the last 12 months.
  • Tanzania: 1996-C, 1996-W, 1996-B, 2004-C, 2004-W, 2004-B, 2010-B, 2010-C, 2010-W