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GEO_UG2001 (V101_UG2001)
Uganda regions, 2001 [GIS]

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GEO_UG2001 (V101_UG2001) indicates the region of Uganda where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 2001 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 2001 Uganda sample is excluded from GEO_UG2006_2016 due to inconsistent boundaries.

A GIS map for GEO_UG2001 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_UG2001 (V101_UG2001) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_UG2001, 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 2001: All women age 15-49.
  • Uganda: 2001-H, 2001-W, 2001-C, 2001-B, 2001-M