Variable cm2a2 : Month of first birth

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 8
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-99
Invalid: 98, 99
Valid case(s): 6006
Invalid: 3465

File: wm


Value Category
98 DK
99 Missing
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
What was the date of your first birth?  
I mean the very first time you gave birth, even if the child is no longer living, or whose father is not your current partner.
Interviewer instructions
Investigator needs to obtain the year of the woman's first birth, which means the very first time she gave birth, even if the child is no longer living, or is the child of a partner other than her current one. As with all questions about dates and ages, you may need to probe to obtain the best information. 
If she does not know the exact day or month of first birth, record '98'. If she does not know year of first birth, recor '9998'.
If she cannot give the year of the birth go to CM2B.If the she can give a year of birth continue to CM3.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit