Variable fg7 : Who performed circumcision

Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 2
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 11-99
Valid case(s): 7868 (7829.9)
Invalid: 2384 (2152.1)
Minimum: 11
Maximum: 99

File: wm

Universe
Women aged 15-49
Source of information
The eligible woman selected for interview

Categories

Value Category
11 Traditional circumciser
12 Traditional birth attendance
16 Other traditional erson
21 Doctor
22 Nurse/midwife
26 Other health profesional
98 DK
99 Missing
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.

Literal question
Who circumcised you?
Interviewer instructions
First ask if she knows who circumcised her. Probe to find out the type of person who performed the operation. Circle the code corresponding to the answer given. If she knows it was a traditional person but you are unsure how to code the person mentioned, write the words used to describe the person in the space provided for 'Other traditional' and circle '16'. If she knows it was a health professional but you are unsure how to code the person mentioned, write the words used to describe the person in the space provided for 'Other health professional' and circle '26'. If she does not know who circumcised her, circle '98'.
Generated: MAY-14-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit