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GEO_GN2012 (V101_GN2012)
Guinea regions, 2012 [GIS]

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GEO_GN2012 (V101_GN2012) indicates the region of Guinea where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in the 2012 Guinea survey are equivalent to regions.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There are also integrated variables, GEO_GN1999_2012, GEO_GN2005_2012, and GEOALT_GN1999_2012, that provide spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_GN2012 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_GN2012 (V101_GN2012) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_GN2012, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


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