Codes and Frequencies
GEO_BJ1996 (V101_BJ1996) indicates the region of Benin where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 1996 Benin survey are equivalent to provinces.
Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There is also an integrated variable, GEO_BJ1996_2011, that provides spatially consistent units over time.
A GIS map for GEO_BJ1996 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.
- Benin 1996: All women age 15-49.