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UTERPROLAPSE (UTERPROLAPSE)
Adult ever experienced uterine prolapse

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Description

UTERPROLAPSE indicates whether the respondent has ever experienced signs of uterine prolapse.

The Mayo Clinic website notes that uterine prolapse occurs when pelvic floor muscles and ligaments weaken and do not provide enough support to the uterus. Symptoms of uterine prolapse include pelvic discomfort and urinary problems.

Comparability

Apart from slight differences in question wording, UTERPROLAPSE has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Universe

  • Myanmar 2015: Women age 15-49 who have ever given birth.
  • Nepal 2006: Women age 15-49 who have ever given birth.
  • Nepal 2011: Women age 15-49 who have ever given birth.
  • Myanmar: 2015-C, 2015-W, 2015-B, 2015-W
  • Nepal: 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2006-W, 2011-W, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B