Variable cm7 : Ever had child who later died

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-2
Valid case(s): 6283
Invalid: 3188
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 2
Mean: 1.9

File: wm

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


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
Have you ever given birth to a child who was born alive but later died?
Interviewer instructions
This question is extremely important. 

Some respondents may be reluctant to talk about this subject and may become sad or upset that you are asking such questions. Be sympathetic and tactful in such situations. Say that you know the subject is painful, but the information is important. 
Circle the code corresponding to the response.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit