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Source of dental treatment: Traditional healer (other)

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TOOTHPRIVHL indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the woman reported receiving treatment for tooth or mouth pain from a traditional healer.


TOOTHPRIVHL has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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


  • South Africa 2016: Women age 15-49 who received treatment for tooth or mouth pain in the last year, in households selected for the adult health questionnaire.
  • South Africa: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B, 2016-W