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WKDAYSLASTYR (V735)
Number of days worked in the last year
Group: Work

Codes

WKDAYSLASTYR (V735) is a 3-digit numeric variable.

997 = Don't know
998 = Missing
999 = NIU (not in universe)

Description

WKDAYSLASTYR (V735) reports the number of days the woman worked in the 12 months prior to the interview.

Comparability

Apart from universe differences, WKDAYSLASTYR (V735) is largely comparable across samples. Most commonly, this variable reports the woman's response to the question "During the last 12 months, approximately how many days did you work?" or some slight variation.

Comparability - Standard DHS

WKDAYSLASTYR (V735) is included in the standard DHS questionnaire for Phase III only.

Universe

  • Benin 1996: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Egypt 1995: Ever-married women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Ghana 1998: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Jordan 1997: Ever-married women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Kenya 1998: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Madagascar 1997: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Mali 1995: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Mozambique 1997: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Nepal 1996: Ever-married women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Nigeria 1999: Women age 10-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • South Africa 1998: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Uganda 1995: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Zambia 1996: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Zimbabwe 1994: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months.
  • Benin: 1996-W, 1996-C, 1996-B
  • Egypt: 1995-W, 1995-C, 1995-B
  • Ghana: 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B
  • Jordan: 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B
  • Kenya: 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B
  • Madagascar: 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B
  • Mali: 1995-W, 1995-C, 1995-B
  • Mozambique: 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B
  • Nepal: 1996-W, 1996-C, 1996-B
  • Nigeria: 1999-W, 1999-C, 1999-B
  • South Africa: 1998-B, 1998-W, 1998-C
  • Uganda: 1995-B, 1995-W, 1995-C
  • Zambia: 1996-B, 1996-W, 1996-C
  • Zimbabwe: 1994-B, 1994-W, 1994-C