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Woman ever worked regularly

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WKREGEVER indicates whether the respondent has ever worked regularly.

Comparability — Index



Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, WKREGEVER is largely comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

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

Comparability — Jordan [top]

The 2012 Jordan survey asks, "Have you ever done any work before?"


  • Jordan 2012: Ever-married women age 15-49 who are not currently working.
  • Zimbabwe 1988: Women age 15-49 who are not currently working or are working working in agriculture on her own/family land.
  • Jordan: 2012-B, 2012-W, 2012-W, 2012-C
  • Zimbabwe: 1988-B, 1988-W, 1988-C