Variable CM13 : Wanted last child

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 538 (524.9)
Invalid: 3239 (3122.1)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 9

File: wm

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


Value Category Cases Weighted
1 Then 143 140 26.7%
2 later 226 217 41.3%
3 No more 143 139 26.5%
9 Missing 26 28 5.4%
Sysmiss 3239 3122
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
At the time you became pregnant with (name), did you want to become pregnant then, did you want to wait until later, or did you want no (more) children at all?
Interviewer instructions
Ask this question to women who have had a live birth during the last 2 years. The question is asked to find out whether the pregnancy for this child was wanted at the time, whether the woman actually wanted to have the child later than she did, or whether she did not want the pregnancy and the subsequent birth at all. Circle the appropriate code and continue with the next module.
Generated: MAR-03-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit