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GEO_ZW2015 (V101_ZW2015)
Zimbabwe regions, 2015 [GIS]

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Description

GEO_ZW2015 (V101_ZW2015) reports the region of Zimbabwe where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 2015 Zimbabwe survey are equivalent to provinces.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. The integrated variable GEO_ZW1994_2015 provides spatially consistent units over time for Zimbabwe.

A GIS map for GEO_ZW2015 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.

Comparability

GEO_ZW2015 (V101_ZW2015) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_ZW2015, 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

  • Zimbabwe 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • Zimbabwe: 2015-H, 2015-W, 2015-C, 2015-B