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GEO_KE1989 (V101_KE1989)
Kenya regions, 1989 [GIS]

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GEO_KE1989 (V101_KE1989) indicates the region of Kenya where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 1989 Kenya survey are equivalent to provinces.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There is also an integrated variable, GEO_KE1989_2014, that provides spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_KE1989 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


The Northeastern province was excluded from the 1989 Kenya survey.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_KE1989, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Kenya 1989: All women age 15-49.
  • Kenya: 1989-B, 1989-W, 1989-C