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GEO_MA1987 (V101_MA1987)
Morocco regions, 1987 [GIS]

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GEO_MA1987 (V101_ MA1987) indicates the region of Morocco where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in the 1987 Morocco survey are equivalent to groups of regions.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There is an integrated variable, GEO_MA1987_2003, that provides spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_MA1987 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_MA1987 (V101_ MA1987) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_MA1987, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Morocco 1987: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Morocco: 1987-B, 1987-W, 1987-C