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DHS_IPUMSI_GN (DHS_IPUMSI_GN)
DHS-IPUMS-I Guinea regions, 1983-2012

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Description

DHS_IPUMSI_ GN provides geographic codes for Guinea that match those in the DHS and IPUMS-International databases. This variable can be used to link contextual area data from IPUMS-DHS to IPUMS-International or vice versa. The codes in DHS_IPUMSI_GN indicate the major administrative unit in which the household was enumerated or surveyed.

GIS shapefiles for Guinea can be downloaded here.

Comparability

The units in DHS_IPUMSI_GN are harmonized across DHS and IPUMS-International samples to account for changing boundaries in the major administrative level of geography. The time span for DHS samples is 2005 to 2012 and corresponds to the census samples from 1983 to 1995 in IPUMS-International.

The DHS samples provide geographical information for groups of regions, while the IPUMS-International samples use prefectures. The prefectures are grouped to create DHS regions.

Universe

  • Guinea 2005: All women age 15-49.
  • Guinea 2012: All women age 15-49.
  • Guinea: 2005-B, 2005-W, 2005-H, 2005-C, 2012-C, 2012-B, 2012-W, 2012-H