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GEO_JO1997 (V101_JO1997)
Jordan regions, 1997 [GIS]

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GEO_JO1997 (V101_JO1997) reports the region of Jordan where the respondent was interviewed. Geographic units in the 1997 Jordan survey constitute three very broad regions (North, Central, and South).

Other sample years for Jordan have their own sample-specific geography variables. The 1997 Jordan survey is also included in the integrated variable GEO_JO1997_2017, which provides spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_JO1997 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_JO1997 (V101_ JO1997) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_JO1997 (V101_JO1997) is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Jordan 1997: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan: 1997-H, 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B