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GEO_SN1986_2017 (GEO_SN1986_2017)
Senegal regions, 1986-2017 [integrated; GIS]

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Description

GEO_SN1986_2017 indicates the region of Senegal where the respondent was interviewed. The variable is integrated to yield units with consistent boundaries across samples.

Labels identify the modern geographic units (regions) contained in each integrated region. Each sample also has its own non-integrated geography variable. The 2005-2017 Senegal samples have greater geographic detail available in their sample-specific variables.

An integrated GIS map (in shapefile format) for Senegal can be downloaded here.

Comparability

GEO_SN1986_2017 is harmonized into four broad regions. Note that these regions are different from the GEO_SN2012, GEO_SN2014, GEO_SN2015, and GEO_SN2016 regions.

NOTE: The 2012-2014 and 2015-2016 surveys of Senegal must be combined when using GEO_SN1986_2017.

Based on the 2017 administrative regions, GEO_SN1986_2017 combines regions into:

  • West (Dakar, Thiès)
  • Center (Diourbel, Fatick, Kaolack, Louga, Kaffrine)
  • North east (Saint-Louis, Tambacounda, Matam, Kedougou)
  • South (Kolda, Ziguinchor, Sedhiou)

Based on the 2017 administrative regions, GEO_SN2012, GEO_SN2014, GEO_SN2015, and GEO_SN2016 combine regions into:

  • West (Dakar, Thiès)
  • Center (Diourbel, Fatick, Kaolack, Kaffrine)
  • North (Saint-Louis, Louga, Matam)
  • South (Kolda, Ziguinchor, Sedhiou, Tambacounda, Kedougou)

Each individual sample has its own year specific geography variable with greater detail. If you are using a single sample, please refer to the year specific geography of the particular sample.

Use the 14 regions from GEO_SN2015_2016 or GEO_SN2012_2014 if you are combining 2015-2016 and 2012-2014 surveys.

Universe

  • Senegal 1986: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 1992: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 1997: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 2005: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 2012: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 2014: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 2016: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal 2017: All women age 15-49.
  • Senegal: 1986-B, 1986-W, 1986-C, 1992-B, 1992-H, 1992-W, 1992-C, 1997-B, 1997-H, 1997-W, 1997-C, 2005-B, 2005-H, 2005-W, 2005-C, 2010-B, 2010-H, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2012-B, 2012-H, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2014-B, 2014-W, 2014-H, 2014-C, 2015-H, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B, 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B, 2016-H, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B, 2017-H