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SURGERYNOTNONEED (SURGERYNOTNONEED)
Reason did not undergo surgery: It wasn't needed anymore

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Description

SURGERYNOTNONEED indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the female respondent reported that she did not undergo an operation, which her doctor said might be needed, because the operation was not needed anymore.

Comparability

SURGERYNOTNONEED has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

SURGERYNOTNONEED is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Universe

  • Zambia 2018: Women age 15-49 who were told that they might need an operation and did not undergo the surgery.
  • Zambia: 2018-B, 2018-W, 2018-W, 2018-C