Variable mn12 : Ever breastfeed

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Invalid: 9
Valid case(s): 1021
Invalid: 8450

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
1 Yes
2 No
9 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
Did you ever breastfeed [NAME]?
Interviewer instructions
Breastfeeding is important for a child's health and because it prevents pregnancy during the period when the mother is breastfeeding.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit