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TB spread by: Smoking

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TBSREDSMOK indicates whether the woman stated, in response to an open-ended question, that tuberculosis is spread through smoking.

Comparability — Index



Apart from universe differences, TBSPREDSMOK is largely comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

A series on the spread of tuberculosis is included in Phase V of the standard DHS questionnaire.
TBSPREDSMOK is a country-specific response category.

Comparability — Liberia [top]

The 2013 Liberia sample includes "through smoking" as a write-in response category.


  • Egypt 2005: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of TB.
  • India 2005: Women age 15-49 who have heard of TB.
  • Kenya 2008: All women age 15-49.
  • Liberia 2007: All women age 15-49.
  • Malawi 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Egypt: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-W, 2005-C
  • India: 2005-C, 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-W
  • Kenya: 2008-W, 2008-B, 2008-C, 2008-W
  • Liberia: 2007-W, 2007-C, 2007-B
  • Malawi: 2010-B, 2010-C, 2010-W, 2010-W