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GEO_SN1986 (V101_SN1986)
Senegal regions, 1986 [GIS]

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GEO_SN1986 (V101_SN1986) indicates the region of Senegal where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 1986 Senegal survey are equivalent to divisions.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There are also three integrated variables, GEO_SN1986_2017, GEO_SN2012_2014, and GEO_SN2015_2016, that provide spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_SN1986 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_SN1986 (V101_SN1986) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_SN1986, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Senegal 1986: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal: 1986-B, 1986-W, 1986-C