Codes and Frequencies
GEOALT_IA2015 indicates the district in India where the respondent was interviewed. Districts are second administrative level of geography.
Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There is also an integrated variable, GEO_IA1992_2015, that provides spatially consistent units over time with less geographic detail (states). The first administrative level of geography, states, can be found in GEO_IA2015.
A GIS map for GEOALT_IA2015 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.
- India 2015: All women age 15-49.