Variable bh13 : Any pregnancies ended before term
Valid case(s): 62359
Ever married women age 15-49 who have given birth
Source of information
Ever married women age 15-49
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.
Some pregnancies end before full term as a miscarriage, while others may result in a stillbirth. have you had a miscarriage?
This purpose of this question is to find out about miscarriages (not still births), therefore care should be taken to make sure the women understands that a miscarriage occurs before the baby is due i.e. before the full 9 months. If the woman reports she has never had a miscarriage proceed to BH15.