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GEO_TZ1996 (V101_TZ1996)
Tanzania regions, 1996 [GIS]

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Description

GEO_TZ1996 (V101_TZ1996) indicates the region of Tanzania where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in the 1996 Tanzania survey are equivalent to regions.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There are also integrated variables GEO_TZ1991_2015 and GEO_TZ1996_2015, that provide spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_TZ1996 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.

Comparability

GEO_TZ1996 (V101_TZ1996) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_TZ1996, 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

  • Tanzania 1996: All women age 15-49.
  • Tanzania: 1996-H, 1996-W, 1996-C, 1996-B