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GEO_MA2003 (V101_MA2003)
Morocco regions, 2003 [GIS]

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GEO_MA2003 (V101_ MA2003) indicates the region of Morocco where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in the 2003 Morocco survey are equivalent to administrative 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_MA2003 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


Oued-Eddahab-Lagouira in the southern region is excluded from the 2003 survey.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_MA2003, 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 2003: All women age 15-49.
  • Morocco: 2003-B, 2003-H, 2003-W, 2003-C