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GEO_JO1990 (V101_JO1990)
Jordan regions, 1990 [GIS]

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Description

GEO_JO1990 (V101_JO1990) reports the region of Jordan where the respondent was interviewed. The units in the 1990 Jordan survey are equivalent to groups of governorates.

Other sample years for Jordan have their own sample-specific geography variables. The 1990 Jordan sample is also included in the integrated variable GEO_JO1990_2017, which provides spatially consistent units over time (excluding the 1997 and 2002 samples).

A GIS map for GEO_JO1990 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.

Comparability

GEO_JO1990 (V101_ JO1990) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_JO1990 (V101_JO1990) is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.

Universe

  • Jordan 1990: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan: 1990-C, 1990-B, 1990-H, 1990-W