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GEO_UG1995 (V101_UG1995)
Uganda regions, 1995 [GIS]

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GEO_UG1995 (V101_UG1995) indicates the region of Uganda where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 1995 Uganda survey are equivalent to grouped districts.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There are also integrated variables GEO_UG1995_2016 and GEO_UG2006_2016, that provide spatially consistent units over time. The 1995 Uganda sample is excluded from GEO_UG2006_2016 due to inconsistent boundaries.

A GIS map for GEO_UG1995 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_UG1995 (V101_UG1995) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_UG1995, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Uganda 1995: All women age 15-49.
  • Uganda: 1995-H, 1995-W, 1995-C, 1995-B, 1995-M