Variable mn8a : Kind of delivery

Overview
Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 6535
Invalid: 21029
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 2

File: wm

Universe
Women aged 15-49 who gave birth to a child in the 2 years preceding the survey

Categories

Value Category Cases
1 Yes 1308 20.0%
2 No 5227 80.0%
9 Missing 0 0.0%
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
Was (name) delivered by caesarian section?
Interviewer instructions
A caesarean section is the delivery of the baby by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus. 

If the respondent cannot remember how the baby was delivered circle '8' for don't know.
Generated: MAR-10-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit