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GEO_ML2012 (V101_ML2012)
Mali regions, 2012 [GIS]

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Description

GEO_ML2012 (V101_ML2012) indicates the region of Mali where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in the 2012 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_ML2012 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.

Comparability

Certain areas were excluded from the 2012 Mali survey:

  • Tombouctou, Kidal, and Gao.
  • Parts of Mopti (Douentza, Tenenkou, and Youwarou cercles)

Universe

  • Mali 2012: All women age 15-49.
  • Mali: 2012-H, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B