Variable MN1 : Vitamin A dose after last birth

Overview
Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 1622 (1711)
Invalid: 9004 (8532)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 8

File: wm

Universe
Women aged 15-49 who gave birth to a child in the 2 years preceding the survey
Source of information
The eligible woman selected for interview

Categories

Value Category Cases Weighted
1 Yes 729 707 41.3%
2 No 820 911 53.3%
8 DK 73 93 5.4%
9 Missing 0 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.

Pre-question
This module is to be administered to all women with a live birth in the 2 years preceding date of interview.
Check child mortality module CM12 and record name of last-born child here _____________________.
Use this child's name in the following questions, where indicated.
Literal question
In the first two months after your last birth [the birth of name], did you receive a Vitamin A dose like this?
Post-question
Show 200,000 IU capsule or dispenser.
Interviewer instructions
This module is to be administered to all women who have had a live birth in the 2 years preceding the date of the interview. Check Child Mortality module CM12 and record the name of the last-born child in the space provided. Use this child's name in the following questions, where indicated.

If the woman has not had any live births in the 2 years preceding the date of interview, leave this module blank and skip to the next module.

The purpose of this module is to obtain information on the health of the mother and newborn child. The module asks about health and care received by the mother during pregnancy and during labour and delivery. We also ask about the weight of the child and breastfeeding at the time of birth. 

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Vitamin A given to nursing mothers is transferred to her infant and can improve the health status of both mother and child. The recommended dose for post-partum women is 200,000 International Units (IU). 

Show the 200,000 IU vitamin A capsule or dispenser you were given to help the respondent remember. Circle the code corresponding to the response.
Generated: APR-02-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit