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Variable mv312 Ghana 2014 [message #15077] Wed, 30 May 2018 10:41 Go to next message
emmodey is currently offline  emmodey
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Dear DHS Team,

I require some assistance with interpreting the data from the Ghana DHS 2014 male data. Variable mv312 is labelled as "most recent contraceptive method". Unfortunately I am unable to determine whether this is most recent contraceptive method at last intercourse or method used within the last 5 years.

I would be very grateful if I could receive some clarification as to the coding and definition of the variable to assist me with further analysis and reporting of results of the data.

Best.
Re: Variable mv312 Ghana 2014 [message #15525 is a reply to message #15077] Mon, 06 August 2018 18:04 Go to previous message
Liz-DHS
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Registered: February 2013
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Dear User, start by looking at the questionnaire and following skips if applicable. QM416 in the questionnaire, asks: When was the last time you had sexual intercourse? Also look at QM438 and QM439. The questionnaires are located in Appendix E in the final report. You can download from our website: https:// dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-FR307-DHS-Final-Repo rts.cfm
SECTION 4. MARRIAGE AND SEXUAL ACTIVITY begins on page 480 Appendix E
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