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GEO_KE2008 (V101_KE2008)
Kenya regions, 2008 [GIS]

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Description

GEO_KE2008 (V101_KE2008) indicates the region of Kenya where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 2008 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_KE2008 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.

Comparability

GEO_KE2008 (V101_KE2008) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_KE2008, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.

Universe

  • Kenya 2008: All women age 15-49.
  • Kenya: 2008-H, 2008-W, 2008-C, 2008-B