Codes and Frequencies
GEO_GH1998 (V101_GH1998) indicates the region of Ghana where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in the 1998 Ghana survey are equivalent to regions.
Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There is also an integrated variable, GEO_GH1988_2014, that provides spatially consistent units over time.
A GIS map for GEO_GH1998 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.
- Ghana 1998: All women age 15-49.