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WKPOSTMAR (V711)
Woman worked after first marriage
Group: Work

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Description

For women who have ever been married, WKPOSTMAR (V711) indicates whether they have done any work since the date of their first marriage.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Egypt
Pakistan
Yemen

Comparability

Apart from universe differences and slight variation in question wording, WKPOSTMAR (V711) is largely comparable across samples. Most commonly, the question asked if the woman had worked regularly other than on a family farm or in a family business since her first marriage.

Comparability - Standard DHS

WKPOSTMAR (V711) is included in the standard DHS questionnaire for Phase I only.

Comparability — Egypt [top]

The 1988 Egypt survey asks, "Since you were first married, have you ever done any work for cash?"

Comparability — Pakistan [top]

The 1991 Pakistan survey asks, "Did you work just [emphasis added] after you (first) got married?" The 2006, 2012, and 2017 Pakistan surveys ask the more standard, "Did you work after you (first) got married?"

Comparability — Yemen [top]

The 1991 Yemen survey asks, "Since you were first married, have you done any work for cash?"

Universe

  • Burundi 1987: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married.
  • Egypt 1988: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Kenya 1989: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married.
  • Mali 1987: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married.
  • Morocco 1987: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Pakistan 1991: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Pakistan 2006: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Pakistan 2012: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Pakistan 2017: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 1986: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married.
  • Sudan 1989: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Tunisia 1988: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Uganda 1988: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married.
  • Yemen 1991: Ever-married women age 15-54.
  • Burundi: 1987-C, 1987-B, 1987-W
  • Egypt: 1988-W, 1988-C, 1988-B
  • Kenya: 1989-W, 1989-C, 1989-B
  • Mali: 1987-W, 1987-C, 1987-B
  • Morocco: 1987-W, 1987-C, 1987-B
  • Pakistan: 1991-W, 1991-C, 1991-B, 2006-W, 2006-C, 2006-B, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B
  • Senegal: 1986-B, 1986-W, 1986-C
  • Sudan: 1989-B, 1989-W, 1989-C
  • Tunisia: 1988-W, 1988-C, 1988-B
  • Uganda: 1988-B, 1988-W, 1988-C
  • Yemen: 1991-B, 1991-W, 1991-C