Variable mn6bz : Don't know

Type: Discrete
Format: character
Width: 1
Valid case(s): 12
Invalid: 0

File: wm

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


Value Category
Z Don't know
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
Which medicines did you take to prevent malaria?
Interviewer instructions
Circle the codes corresponding to all medicines reported taken to prevent malaria during the pregnancy. 

If the respondent cannot remember the name of the medicine taken, ask her to show you the package it came in. If she doesn't have the package, show her typical antimalarials and ask if she took any of them. If she mentions that during an antenatal visit she was given three tablets to take all at the same time in order to prevent malaria, circle 'A' on the assumption that she took SP/Fansidar. 

If she took another medicine, write the name in the space provided in 'Other', and circle 'X'. 
If she doesn't know the name of the medicine she took to prevent malaria, circle 'Z'.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit