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TB15TRMEDREC (TB15TRMEDREC)
Number of days told to take TB medicine

TB15TRMEDREC is a 2-digit variable.

Codes

97 = Don't know
99 = NIU (not in universe)

Description

TB15TRMEDREC reports the number of days the health professional who diagnosed the respondent with tuberculosis recommended taking medicine to treat the illness.

Comparability

TB15TRMEDREC has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

TB15TRMEDREC is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Universe

  • Lesotho 2009: Women age 15-49 who have had any tuberculosis symptoms since age 15, were diagnosed with tuberculosis, and received medicine to treat the tuberculosis.
  • Lesotho 2014: Women age 15-49 who have had any tuberculosis symptoms since age 15, were diagnosed with tuberculosis, and received medicine to treat the tuberculosis.
  • Lesotho: 2009-W, 2009-C, 2009-B, 2014-B, 2014-W, 2014-C