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GEO_ML1995 (V101_ML1995)
Mali regions, 1995 [GIS]

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GEO_ML1995 (V101_ML1995) indicates the region of Mali where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in the 1995 Mali survey are equivalent to grouped regions.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There are also integrated variables GEO_ML1987_2012 and GEO_ML1995_2012, that provide spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_ML1995 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_ML1995 (V101_ML1995) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_ML1995, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Mali 1995: All women age 15-49.
  • Mali: 1995-B, 1995-M, 1995-H, 1995-W, 1995-C