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How long ago first had sex with 3rd most recent partner


This variable is not available for any of the currently selected samples.


For men who had sexual intercourse in the last 12 months, SXPAR3SEX1STMN (MV852C) indicates how long ago (in days, weeks, months or years) the man first had sexual intercourse with his third-most-recent sex partner.

The related variable SXPAR3TIMKNOMN (MV768C) indicates how long ago the man had (or has had) a sexual relationship with his third-most-recent sex partner.


Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, SXPAR3SEX1STMN (MV852C) is largely comparable across samples. Some samples exclude the option of reporting the total amount of time in weeks.

Comparability - Standard DHS

SXPAR3SEX1STMN (MV852C) is included in Phase VI forward of the standard DHS questionnaire.


No universe descriptions are currently available.
  • Angola: 2015-M
  • Benin: 2011-M, 2017-M
  • Burkina Faso: 2010-M
  • Burundi: 2010-M, 2016-M
  • Cameroon: 2011-M, 2018-M
  • Chad: 2014-M
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2013-M
  • Congo Brazzaville: 2011-M
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2011-M
  • Ethiopia: 2011-M, 2016-M
  • Ghana: 2014-M
  • Guinea: 2012-M, 2018-M
  • India: 2015-M
  • Kenya: 2014-M
  • Lesotho: 2009-M, 2014-M
  • Liberia: 2013-M
  • Malawi: 2016-M
  • Mali: 2012-M, 2018-M
  • Mozambique: 2011-M
  • Namibia: 2013-M
  • Nepal: 2011-M, 2016-M
  • Niger: 2012-M
  • Nigeria: 2013-M, 2018-M
  • Rwanda: 2010-M, 2014-M
  • Senegal: 2010-M, 2014-M, 2015-M, 2016-M, 2017-M
  • South Africa: 2016-M
  • Togo: 2013-M
  • Uganda: 2011-M, 2016-M
  • Zambia: 2013-M, 2018-M
  • Zimbabwe: 2010-M, 2015-M