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GEO_RW2014 (V101_RW2014)
Rwanda regions, 2014 [GIS]

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Description

GEO_RW2014 (V101_RW2014) reports the region of Rwanda where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in the 2014 Rwanda survey are equivalent to provinces.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. The integrated variables GEO_RW1992_2005 and GEO_RW2005_2014 provide spatially consistent units for Rwanda over time. The Rwanda 2014 sample is excluded from GEO_RW1995_2005 due to inconsistent boundaries. Greater geographic detail for the Rwanda 2014 sample can be found in GEOALT_RW2014 (provinces).

A GIS map for GEO_RW2014 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.

Comparability

GEO_RW2014 (V101_RW2014) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_RW2014, 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

  • Rwanda 2014: All women age 15-49.
  • Rwanda: 2014-H, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B