Variable BH13 : Any miscarriages

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Invalid: 9
Valid case(s): 20328
Invalid: 49
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 2

File: bh

Ever married women age 15-49 who have given birth
Source of information
Ever married women age 15-49


Value Category
1 Yes
2 No
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
Some pregnancies end before full term as a miscarriage, while others may result in a stillbirth. have you had a miscarriage?
Interviewer instructions
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.
Generated: MAR-20-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit