Variable MN8A : Ceasarian Delivery

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-8
Invalid: 9
Valid case(s): 2199
Invalid: 5078
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 2

File: wm

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


Value Category
1 Yes
2 No
8 DK
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-20-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit